Share this entry
overtrump Line breaks: over|trump
Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈtrʌmp/

Definition of overtrump in English:


Another term for overruff.
Example sentences
  • This includes trumping or overtrumping if you can not follow suit.
  • If you are trumping in, and there is a possibility of being overtrumped, trump with at least a Jack so that the fourth player cannot win with a Fox or 10 of trumps.
  • For the sake of clarity, it is worth pointing out that where a lead of a plain suit has been trumped by the second player to a trick and the third to play also has no cards in the suit led, then the third player must still overtrump if possible.
Definition of overtrump in:
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.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources