overtrump


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o·ver·trump

 (ō′vər-trŭmp′, ō′vər-trŭmp′)
v. o·ver·trumped, o·ver·trump·ing, o·ver·trumps Games
v.intr.
To play a trump higher than one previously played on a trick.
v.tr.
To trump with a higher trump card than any played on the same trick.

overtrump

(ˌəʊvəˈtrʌmp)
vb
(Card Games) cards to play a trump higher than (one previously played to the trick)

o•ver•trump

(ˌoʊ vərˈtrʌmp, ˈoʊ vərˌtrʌmp)
v.t.
1. to trump with a higher trump card than has already been played.
v.i.
2. to play a higher trump card than has already been played.

overtrump


Past participle: overtrumped
Gerund: overtrumping

Imperative
overtrump
overtrump
Present
I overtrump
you overtrump
he/she/it overtrumps
we overtrump
you overtrump
they overtrump
Preterite
I overtrumped
you overtrumped
he/she/it overtrumped
we overtrumped
you overtrumped
they overtrumped
Present Continuous
I am overtrumping
you are overtrumping
he/she/it is overtrumping
we are overtrumping
you are overtrumping
they are overtrumping
Present Perfect
I have overtrumped
you have overtrumped
he/she/it has overtrumped
we have overtrumped
you have overtrumped
they have overtrumped
Past Continuous
I was overtrumping
you were overtrumping
he/she/it was overtrumping
we were overtrumping
you were overtrumping
they were overtrumping
Past Perfect
I had overtrumped
you had overtrumped
he/she/it had overtrumped
we had overtrumped
you had overtrumped
they had overtrumped
Future
I will overtrump
you will overtrump
he/she/it will overtrump
we will overtrump
you will overtrump
they will overtrump
Future Perfect
I will have overtrumped
you will have overtrumped
he/she/it will have overtrumped
we will have overtrumped
you will have overtrumped
they will have overtrumped
Future Continuous
I will be overtrumping
you will be overtrumping
he/she/it will be overtrumping
we will be overtrumping
you will be overtrumping
they will be overtrumping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overtrumping
you have been overtrumping
he/she/it has been overtrumping
we have been overtrumping
you have been overtrumping
they have been overtrumping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overtrumping
you will have been overtrumping
he/she/it will have been overtrumping
we will have been overtrumping
you will have been overtrumping
they will have been overtrumping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overtrumping
you had been overtrumping
he/she/it had been overtrumping
we had been overtrumping
you had been overtrumping
they had been overtrumping
Conditional
I would overtrump
you would overtrump
he/she/it would overtrump
we would overtrump
you would overtrump
they would overtrump
Past Conditional
I would have overtrumped
you would have overtrumped
he/she/it would have overtrumped
we would have overtrumped
you would have overtrumped
they would have overtrumped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overtrump - play a trump higher than (one previously played) to the trick
card game, cards - a game played with playing cards
ruff, trump - play a trump
Translations

overtrump

[ˌəʊvəˈtrʌmp] VTcontrafallar
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