Definition of skat in English:

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skat

Pronunciation: /skɑːt/

noun

[mass noun]
A three-handed trick-taking card game with bidding, originating in Germany.
Example sentences
  • The rules of skat in Germany are governed by the Deutsche Skatverband which publishes the Skatordnung.
  • Using a lid from a margarine tub as a table, they sit and play skat, a three-man card game.
  • Once or twice a month, Jan would stop by after midnight to play skat with Alfred and Alexander Scheffler.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from German, from Italian scarto 'a discard', from scartare 'discard'.

Words that rhyme with skat

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