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eu·chre

 (yo͞o′kər)
n.
1. A card game usually played with a deck of 24 cards in which each player is dealt 5 cards and the team or player calling trump must win at least three tricks to score points for the hand.
2. The act of euchring an opponent.
tr.v. eu·chred, eu·chring, eu·chres
1. To prevent (an opponent) from taking three tricks in euchre.
2. To deceive by sly or underhand means; cheat: euchred us out of our life savings.

[Origin unknown.]

euchre

(ˈjuːkə)
n
1. (Card Games) a US and Canadian card game similar to écarté for two to four players, using a poker pack with joker
2. (Card Games) an instance of euchring another player, preventing him from making his contracted tricks
vb (tr)
3. (Card Games) to prevent (a player) from making his contracted tricks
4. (usually foll by out) informal US and Canadian and Austral and NZ to outwit or cheat
5. informal Austral and NZ to ruin or exhaust
[C19: of unknown origin]

eu•chre

(ˈyu kər)

n., v. -chred, -chring. n.
1. a card game for two, three, or four players, usu. played with the 32 highest cards in the deck.
v.t.
2. to get the better of (an opponent) in a hand at euchre by the opponent's failure to win the requisite tricks.
3. Slang. to cheat; swindle: euchred out of their investments.
[1835–45, Amer.]

euchre


Past participle: euchred
Gerund: euchring

Imperative
euchre
euchre
Present
I euchre
you euchre
he/she/it euchres
we euchre
you euchre
they euchre
Preterite
I euchred
you euchred
he/she/it euchred
we euchred
you euchred
they euchred
Present Continuous
I am euchring
you are euchring
he/she/it is euchring
we are euchring
you are euchring
they are euchring
Present Perfect
I have euchred
you have euchred
he/she/it has euchred
we have euchred
you have euchred
they have euchred
Past Continuous
I was euchring
you were euchring
he/she/it was euchring
we were euchring
you were euchring
they were euchring
Past Perfect
I had euchred
you had euchred
he/she/it had euchred
we had euchred
you had euchred
they had euchred
Future
I will euchre
you will euchre
he/she/it will euchre
we will euchre
you will euchre
they will euchre
Future Perfect
I will have euchred
you will have euchred
he/she/it will have euchred
we will have euchred
you will have euchred
they will have euchred
Future Continuous
I will be euchring
you will be euchring
he/she/it will be euchring
we will be euchring
you will be euchring
they will be euchring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been euchring
you have been euchring
he/she/it has been euchring
we have been euchring
you have been euchring
they have been euchring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been euchring
you will have been euchring
he/she/it will have been euchring
we will have been euchring
you will have been euchring
they will have been euchring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been euchring
you had been euchring
he/she/it had been euchring
we had been euchring
you had been euchring
they had been euchring
Conditional
I would euchre
you would euchre
he/she/it would euchre
we would euchre
you would euchre
they would euchre
Past Conditional
I would have euchred
you would have euchred
he/she/it would have euchred
we would have euchred
you would have euchred
they would have euchred
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.euchre - a card game similar to ecarte; each player is dealt 5 cards and the player making trump must take 3 tricks to win a hand
card game, cards - a game played with playing cards
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