Definition of misdeal in English:

Share this entry

misdeal

Pronunciation: /mɪsˈdiːl/

verb (past and past participle misdealt /mɪsˈdɛlt/)

[no object]
Make a mistake when dealing cards.
Example sentences
  • If the cards are misdealt in any way, they must be shuffled, cut and dealt again.
  • If a player misdeals, the deck passes to the next player, and a Refa is declared.

noun

Pronunciation: /ˈmɪsdiːl/
(In a card game) a hand dealt wrongly.
Example sentences
  • A misdeal does not change the deal, but in such cases the cards must be re-shuffled, re-cut, and re-dealt.
  • Any inaccuracies during the deal will void the hand and cause a misdeal.
  • In the event of a misdeal, the dealer loses the privilege of dealing and the deal is passed to the left.

Words that rhyme with misdeal

allele, anele, anneal, appeal, Bastille, Beale, Castile, chenille, cochineal, cockatiel, conceal, congeal, creel, deal, eel, Emile, feel, freewheel, genteel, Guayaquil, heal, heel, he'll, keel, Kiel, kneel, leal, Lille, Lucille, manchineel, meal, Neil, O'Neill, ordeal, peal, peel, reel, schlemiel, seal, seel, she'll, spiel, squeal, steal, steel, Steele, teal, underseal, veal, weal, we'll, wheel, zeal

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: mis|deal

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.