: the card turned up to start the play (as in rummy and stops games)

called also starter, turnup

: the card at the top of a discard pile or talon
: any card properly dealt faceup
specifically : the first card dealt faceup to a player in stud poker

Word History


up entry 2 + card

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“Upcard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/upcard. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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