What does trump mean?

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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"

  2. trump(noun)

    (card games) the suit that has been declared to rank above all other suits for the duration of the hand

    "clubs were declared trumps"; "a trump can take a trick even when a card of a different suit is led"

  3. cornet, horn, trumpet, trump(verb)

    a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves

  4. trump(verb)

    produce a sound as if from a trumpet

  5. outdo, outflank, trump, best, scoop(verb)

    get the better of

    "the goal was to best the competition"

  6. trump, ruff(verb)

    play a trump

  7. trump, trump out(verb)

    proclaim or announce with or as if with a fanfare

Wiktionary

  1. Trump(ProperNoun)

    a metonymic occupational name for a trumpeter

    Etymology: Possibly from Italian trionfi (triumph(s)).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trump(noun)

    a wind instrument of music; a trumpet, or sound of a trumpet; -- used chiefly in Scripture and poetry

  2. Trump(verb)

    to blow a trumpet

  3. Trump(noun)

    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

  4. Trump(noun)

    an old game with cards, nearly the same as whist; -- called also ruff

  5. Trump(noun)

    a good fellow; an excellent person

  6. Trump(verb)

    to play a trump card when one of another suit has been led

  7. Trump(verb)

    to play a trump card upon; to take with a trump card; as, she trumped the first trick

  8. Trump(verb)

    to trick, or impose on; to deceive

  9. Trump(verb)

    to impose unfairly; to palm off

Freebase

  1. Trump

    A trump is a playing card which is elevated above its normal rank in trick-taking games. Typically an entire suit is nominated as a trump suit - these cards then outrank all cards of plain suits. In other contexts, the term trump card can refer to any sort of action, authority, or policy which automatically prevails over all others.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Trump

    trump, v.t. to deceive; to introduce unfairly.—adj. Trumped′-up, forged, worthless.—n. Trum′pery, something showy but worthless: rubbish: nonsense, idle talk.—adj. showy and worthless.—Trump up, to forge: collect from any quarter. [Fr. tromper, to deceive, orig. to play on the trump.]

  2. Trump

    trump, n. a trumpet: a Jew's-harp. [O. Fr. trompe (It. tromba); cf. Old High Ger. trumba, Ger. tromme, Eng. drum, which is thus a doublet of trump.]

  3. Trump

    trump, n. a card of the leading suit that triumphs or wins: one of the suit of cards which takes any other: an old game of cards: (coll.) a good, trusty fellow.—v.i. to play a trump card.—v.t. to play a trump card upon.—Call, Signal, for trumps, in whist, a conventional signal indicating that the player wishes his partner to lead trumps. [From triumph, confused with trump, to deceive.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. trump

    A wind instrument, made of brass or silver, used in the cavalry and mounted artillery.

Rap Dictionary

  1. trump(noun)

    1) To have lots of money, like billionaire Donald Trump. 2) (n) In certain card games the highest ranking suit is called trump (e.g. spades). When a person has nothing but trump cards in his hand it is referred to as being 'trump tight'. "cause Snoop dog is trump tight like the virgin-surgeon" -- Snoop Dogg (Tha Shiznit).

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trump in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trump in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of trump in a Sentence

  1. Ted Cruz:

    Right now, the Washington establishment is abandoning Marco Rubio. They've made the assessment that Marco can't win this race, and the Washington establishment is rushing over to support Donald Trump, let me encourage other members of the establishment: Keep supporting Donald Trump, because every time you do it, what it is doing is telling conservatives all over the country where you stand and who stands with you.

  2. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez:

    It's about comparing his financial statements with his tax reports. What Cohen named particularly were the Trump Organization taxes.

  3. Representative John King:

    Mr. Trump must have missed them on his way into town.

  4. Former Vice President Joe Biden:

    We go over, in detail, what needs to be done, as well as what is actually being done, what the Congress passed, and what the Donald Trump administration has done, has not done, or is slow to do.

  5. Malcolm Turnbull:

    I have given him that credit because Donald Trump has taken a very, very strong, hard line on the denuclearization issue and he has been able to bring in the support of the global community and, in particular, China.

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