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Related to major suit: minor suits
A suit of superior scoring value, either spades or hearts in bridge.
(Bridge) bridge hearts or spades. Compare minor suit
hearts or spades, esp. with reference to their higher point values in bridge. Compare minor suit.
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|Noun||1.||major suit - (bridge) a suit of superior scoring value, either spades or hearts|
bridge - any of various card games based on whist for four players
heart - a playing card in the major suit that has one or more red hearts on it; "he led the queen of hearts"; "hearts were trumps"
spade - a playing card in the major suit that has one or more black figures on it; "she led a low spade"; "spades were trumps"
suit - playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack; each set has its own symbol and color; "a flush is five cards in the same suit"; "in bridge you must follow suit"; "what suit is trumps?"