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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

trump′ card′(n.)

  1. Category: Games

    Ref: trump1 (def. 1a). 1 1 1

  2. something that gives a person or group a decisive or winning advantage.

    Category: Informal

Origin of trump card:

1815–25

Princeton's WordNet

  1. trump, trump card(noun)

    a playing card in the suit that has been declared trumps

    "the ace of trumps is a sure winner"

Wiktionary

  1. trump card(Noun)

    A playing card, of the trump suite that is held in reserve until needed to win a trick

  2. trump card(Noun)

    Something used to obtain an advantage, sometimes unscrupulously

Freebase

  1. Trump Card

    Trump Card is an American syndicated game show that aired from September 10, 1990 to September 6, 1991 and was hosted by Jimmy Cefalo. Debi Massey served as hostess and Chuck Riley was the announcer. The show was produced by Telepictures Productions, Createl, Ltd., & Fiedler-Berlin Productions. The show was filmed at the Trump Castle casino hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and based on the British game show Bob's Full House, which consisted of contestants trying to answer questions to fill up a 15-square bingo board.

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