Definition of declarer in English:

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Pronunciation: /dɪˈklɛːrə/


The player whose bid establishes the suit of the contract and who must therefore play both their own hand and the exposed hand of the dummy.
Example sentences
  • This player then becomes the declarer; the two opponents are the defenders.
  • As with all contracts, an unsuccessful declarer loses twice the value of the game.
  • The worst disaster for the opponents is to lead the ace of a suit of which the declarer holds the king.

Words that rhyme with declarer

airer, bearer, carer, Clara, darer, Demerara, Éire, habanera, Halmahera, parer, Perak, primavera, repairer, Rivera, Riviera, Sarah, scarer, sharer, snarer, sparer, squarer, starer, swearer, tearer, wearer

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Line breaks: de|clarer

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