Noun(1) a playing card in the suit that has been declared trumps(2) (card games(3) a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves
Verb(1) produce a sound as if from a trumpet(2) get the better of(3) play a trump(4) proclaim or announce with or as if with a fanfare
(1) You would, to be sure, be implicitly admitting that social factors can easily trump intrinsic differences, except that you'd be thinking that these factors work in women's favor.(2) If no one plays a trump , then the highest ranking card to the suit led wins the book.(3) If using tarot cards, the trump suits of both decks are removed except for a single copy of The Fool.(4) "He's a trump !" said Clifford, "and if he swears the world is as good and pure as his own heart, I'll swear he's right."(5) why on earth did you trump my ace?(6) declarer ruffs the opening lead and plays a trump(7) The law is a guide, but we need to have enough common sense, as Americans, to know when to trump legal arguments when there are obviously stronger moral and/or utilitarian arguments around.(8) The winner of the first trick must lead a trump to the second trick if he holds one.(9) in this month General Haig decided to play his trump card: the tank(10) If a trump is led, the other players may play any cards, and if several trumps are played to a trick the last one wins.(11) "By Jove, he's a trump !" said the Inspector.(12) Enchanters epitomize the tarot trump of ├ö├ç├┐the fool├ö├ç├û relying on luck and intuition to guide their way.(13) "He's a trump ," said Dick, enthusiastically.(14) In this case it is illegal for any player to a play a trump on the first trick.(15) In the greater arcana of the tarot, Mercury is always associated with the first trump , the Magus or Juggler - names which sum up the extremes of the planet, sage and trickster.(16) The visual aspect also played its part at the start of the Third Reflection, when the three horns, representing the final trump , came in from the back and took their seats in the orchestra!