Definition of declarer in English:


Line breaks: de|clarer
Pronunciation: /dɪˈklɛːrə(r)


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.
More 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.

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