Definitions for overcallˈoʊ vərˌkɔl; ˌoʊ vərˈkɔl, ˈoʊ vərˌkɔl
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(bridge) a bid that is higher than your opponent's bid (especially when your partner has not bid at all and your bid exceeds the value of your hand)
A call which occurs after another player has already called
To call a bet after another player has already called
Jill bet, Tommy called, and Julie overcalled.
In contract bridge, an overcall is a bid made after an opening bid has been made by an opponent; the term refers only to the first such bid. A direct overcall is a bid made directly over the opening bid by right-hand opponent; an overcall in the 'last seat' is referred to as a balancing overcall.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Even at the young age, the heart is a muscle...there are 16-year-olds that can have an enlarged heart from muscle, so it looks like an athlete EKG. It has higher voltage. Pediatricians say this is abnormal, but a sports medicine specialist would say that's the typical pattern of a trained athlete, untrained physicians overcall abnormality and that leads to further testing.
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