reverse bid


Definition of reverse bid

: a bridge rebid in a suit higher in rank than a suit previously bid by the same player made at a level of two or higher and usually requiring a strong hand

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First Known Use of reverse bid

1915, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reverse bid was in 1915

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“Reverse bid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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