Definition of up card in English:

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up card


chiefly US
A playing card turned face up on the table, especially the top card of the waste heap in rummy or a card turned face up in stud poker.
Example sentences
  • There is betting after each card is dealt, starting with the first up card.
  • Turn up another card for a different dealer's up card.
  • The rules of Texas Hold'em, for example, could be changed to have a round of betting after the first down card and after each individual up card.
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