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1. Games The suit in which a player holds the most cards in a given hand.
2. The personal quality or talent that is one's strongest asset.
1. (Card Games)
a. the longest suit in a hand of cards
b. a holding of four or more cards of a suit
2. informal an outstanding advantage, personal quality, or talent
a. the suit in which the most cards are held in a hand.
b. (in bridge) a suit in which four or more cards are held in a hand.
2. the quality, activity or endeavor in which one excels: Diligence is not his long suit.
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|Noun||1.||long suit - in a hand, the suit having the most cards|
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
deal, hand - the cards held in a card game by a given player at any given time; "I didn't hold a good hand all evening"; "he kept trying to see my hand"
strong suit - a long suit including high cards
|2.||long suit - an asset of special worth or utility; "cooking is his forte"|