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American English: /(h)wɪst/
British English: /wɪst/

Translation of whist in Spanish:


  • whist (masculine)
    (juego de naipes)
    Example sentences
    • The Narrator compares playing card games such as whist to using analytical powers of the human mind.
    • It is based on whist and unlike many whist games is probably best suited for 3 players.
    • In the twentieth century, bridge has displaced whist as the most popular card game internationally among serious card players.

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