no-trump


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no-trump

(nō′trŭmp′)
n.
1. A declaration to play a hand without a trump suit in bridge and other card games.
2. A hand played without a trump suit.

no-trump

n
(Bridge) a bid or contract to play without trumps
adj
(Bridge) (of a hand) of balanced distribution suitable for playing without trumps

no′-trump′



adj.
1. (of a hand, bid, or contract in bridge) without a trump suit; noting a bid or contract to be played without naming a trump suit.
n.
2. the bid to play a no-trump contract.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.no-trump - a version of contract bridge in which no suit is designated as trump for the duration of the hand
contract bridge, contract - a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid
Translations

no-trump

(Cards)
adjSans-Atout-; no-trump contractSans-Atout-Kontrakt m
n (also no-trumps)Sans-Atout nt
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North leads the two of hearts against your three no-trump contract.
Box cars and snake eyes, the Boston, full-house, five-book no-trump uptown, six-book hearts-trump downtown.
South opened one no-trump which was raised to three by North.
West A 5 3 (tm) Q J 4 (c) K Q 6 4 2 (r) 9 3East 8 7 (tm) A K 5 (c) A 10 (r) J 10 8 7 5 4 Your opening bid of one no-trump is raised to three no-trumps.
You hold:West A 7 4 A 7 5 A K 3 J 8 7 6 East Q J 8 K J 6 8 4 Q 10 9 5 2South opens one spade and you overcall one no-trump.
West A 7 4 (tm) A 7 5 (c) A K 3 (r) J 8 7 6 East A J 10 9 (tm) Q 7 (c) K 9 7 5 2 (r) 8 2South opens one spade and you overcall one no-trump.