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)
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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.
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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.