n.1.A wind instrument of music; a trumpet, or sound of a trumpet; - used chiefly in Scripture and poetry.
We shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump.
- 1 Cor. xv. 51, 52.
The wakeful trump of doom.
- Milton.
v. i.1.To blow a trumpet.
n.1.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.
2.An old game with cards, nearly the same as whist; - called also ruff.
3.A good fellow; an excellent person.
Alfred is a trump, I think you say.
- Thackeray.
To put to one's trumps
to force to the last expedient, or to the utmost exertion.
v. i.1.To play a trump card when one of another suit has been led.
[imp. & p. p. Trumped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Trumping.]
v. t.1.To play a trump card upon; to take with a trump card; as, she trumped the first trick.
1.To trick, or impose on; to deceive.
2.To impose unfairly; to palm off.
Authors have been trumped upon us.
- C. Leslie.
To trump up
to devise; to collect with unfairness; to fabricate; as, to trump up a charge.
Noun1.trump - a playing card in the suit that has been declared trumps
Synonyms: trump card
2.trump - a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves
Synonyms: cornet, trumpet, horn
Verb1.trump - produce a sound as if from a trumpet
2.trump - get the better of; "the goal was to best the competition"
Synonyms: best, outdo, outflank, scoop
3.trump - play a trump
Synonyms: ruff
4.trump - proclaim or announce with or as if with a fanfare
Synonyms: trump out
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