Definition of trump
- where ambition invariably trumps loyalty
- —Michael Kramer
Examples of trump in a Sentence
She trumped my ace to win the trick.
Their offer for the house was trumped by a higher bid.
The need for blood donors trumps all other concerns.
First Known Use of trump
Origin and Etymology of trump
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
TRUMP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of trump for English Language Learners
: to beat (another card) by playing a card from the suit that beats the other suits : to play a trump card to beat (another card)
: to do better than (someone or something) in a contest, competition, etc.
: to be more important than (something)
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