Definitions of trump

  1. To play a trump card. To trump up, to devise.
  2. To play a trump; take with a trump card.
  3. To play a trump card upon; to take with a trump card; as, she trumped the first trick.
  4. To trick, or impose on; to deceive.
  5. To impose unfairly; to palm off.
  6. To take, as a trick, with such a card.
  7. To play a trump card upon.
  8. To play a trump upon; to trump up, to fabricate.
  9. To impose unfairly; obtrude by fraud.
  10. To play a trump card when one of another suit has been led.
  11. To play such a card.- to trump up, to devise by unfair means.
  12. produce a sound as if from a trumpet
  13. proclaim or announce with or as if with a fanfare
  14. To take with a trump card.
  15. To lie; to boast; to deceive; to play a trick upon.
  16. To publish by sound of trumpet; to proclaim.
  17. To play a winning card on another in order to win.
  18. a playing card in the suit that has been declared trumps
  19. play a trump
  20. be or do something to a greater degree; " her performance surpasses that of any other student I know"; " She outdoes all other athletes"; " This exceeds all my expectations"; " This car outperforms all others in its class"
  21. get the better of; " the goal was to best the competition"
  22. A winning card; one of a particular suit ( usually determined by chance for each deal) any card of which takes any card of the other suits.
  23. A good fellow; an excellent person.
  24. A wind instrument of music; a trumpet, or sound of a trumpet; - used chiefly in Scripture and poetry.
  25. An old game with cards, nearly the same as whist; - called also ruff.
  26. A horn or trumpet; a winning card; any card of the suit which can take any card of any other suit.
  27. A trumpet; one of the suit of cards to which a temporary superiority is given.
  28. A jew's harp.
  29. A card of the suit that temporatily ranks above all others.
  30. A winning card; one of the suit of cards which takes any of the other suits. To put to the trumps, to reduce to the last expedient.
  31. A wind instr., used chiefly in war and military exercises and music, and for conveying orders with increased power of sound.
  32. The suit of cards in a game which takes any of the other suits; the winning card; an old game at cards.