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Meanings of Trump:

noun

(in bridge, whist, and similar card games) a playing card of the suit chosen to rank above the others, which can win a trick where a card of a different suit has been led.

Usage examples:

Declarer ruffs the opening lead and plays a trump
verb

(in bridge, whist, and similar card games) play a trump on (a card of another suit).

Usage examples:

Why on earth did you trump my ace?

Trump up

trʌmp

Meanings of Trump up:

phrasal verb

Invent a false accusation or excuse.

Usage examples:

They've trumped up charges against her

Meanings of Trump-card:

noun

Something that gives you an advantage over others

Usage examples:

The ultimate trump card for the space program is that it is a very exciting thing.

Trumped

trʌmp

Meanings of Trumped:

verb

(in bridge, whist, and similar card games) play a trump on (a card of another suit).

Usage examples:

Why on earth did you trump my ace?
noun

(in bridge, whist, and similar card games) a playing card of the suit chosen to rank above the others, which can win a trick where a card of a different suit has been led.

Usage examples:

Declarer ruffs the opening lead and plays a trump

Trumped-up

ˌtrʌmptˈʌp

Meanings of Trumped-up:

adjective

Not true; invented

Usage examples:

He was sent to prison on a trumped-up charge of armed robbery.

Meanings of Trumperies:

noun

Attractive articles of little value or use.

Usage examples:

None of your woollen drapery, nor linen drapery, nor any of your frippery or trumpery. i hate osten…
adjective

Showy but worthless.

Usage examples:

Trumpery jewellery

Trumpery

ˈtrʌmp(ə)ri

Meanings of Trumpery:

noun

Attractive articles of little value or use.

Usage examples:

None of your woollen drapery, nor linen drapery, nor any of your frippery or trumpery. i hate osten…
adjective

Showy but worthless.

Usage examples:

Trumpery jewellery

Trumpet

ˈtrʌm.pɪt

Meanings of Trumpet:

noun

A brass musical instrument with a flared bell and a bright, penetrating tone. the modern instrument has the tubing looped to form a straight-sided coil, with three valves.

Usage examples:

Nor is it all normal trumpets: this cd boasts piccolo trumpets, bass trumpets, cornets and flugelho…
verb

Play a trumpet.

Usage examples:

A jazz band trumpeted on the stage behind, and the kids danced until dark

Trumpeted

ˈtrʌm.pɪt

Meanings of Trumpeted:

verb

Play a trumpet.

Usage examples:

A jazz band trumpeted on the stage behind, and the kids danced until dark
noun

A brass musical instrument with a flared bell and a bright, penetrating tone. the modern instrument has the tubing looped to form a straight-sided coil, with three valves.

Usage examples:

Nor is it all normal trumpets: this cd boasts piccolo trumpets, bass trumpets, cornets and flugelho…

Meanings of Trumpeter:

noun

A person who plays a trumpet.

Usage examples:

Bands of that era also featured great pianists, bassists, trumpeters, flautists, violinists, and oc…

Trumpeters

ˈtrʌm.pɪ.tər

Meanings of Trumpeters:

noun

A person who plays a trumpet.

Usage examples:

Bands of that era also featured great pianists, bassists, trumpeters, flautists, violinists, and oc…

Meanings of Trumpetfish:

noun

An elongated marine fish with a long, narrow snout, resembling a pipefish. it lives around reefs and rocks in tropical waters and typically hangs in a semi-vertical position.

Usage examples:

Almost every day, we snorkel off a different island, dazzled by the brilliant, seemingly abundant s…

Trumpetfishes

ˈtrʌmpɪtˌfɪʃ

Meanings of Trumpetfishes:

noun

An elongated marine fish with a long, narrow snout, resembling a pipefish. it lives around reefs and rocks in tropical waters and typically hangs in a semi-vertical position.

Usage examples:

Almost every day, we snorkel off a different island, dazzled by the brilliant, seemingly abundant s…

Trumpeting

ˈtrʌm.pɪt

Meanings of Trumpeting:

verb

Play a trumpet.

Usage examples:

A jazz band trumpeted on the stage behind, and the kids danced until dark
adjective

Playing a trumpet.

Usage examples:

Sculptures of two trumpeting angels

Meanings of Trumpets:

noun

A brass musical instrument with a flared bell and a bright, penetrating tone. the modern instrument has the tubing looped to form a straight-sided coil, with three valves.

Usage examples:

Nor is it all normal trumpets: this cd boasts piccolo trumpets, bass trumpets, cornets and flugelho…
verb

Play a trumpet.

Usage examples:

A jazz band trumpeted on the stage behind, and the kids danced until dark

Trumps

trʌmp

Meanings of Trumps:

noun

(in bridge, whist, and similar card games) a playing card of the suit chosen to rank above the others, which can win a trick where a card of a different suit has been led.

Usage examples:

Declarer ruffs the opening lead and plays a trump
verb

(in bridge, whist, and similar card games) play a trump on (a card of another suit).

Usage examples:

Why on earth did you trump my ace?
phrase

One of the four groups in a set of playing cards that has been chosen to have the highest value during a particular game or part of a game

Usage examples:

Diamonds are trumps., hearts are trumps this round., what are trumps again?, did you say clubs are …

Truncal

ˈtrʌŋk(ə)l

Meanings of Truncal:

adjective

Of or affecting the trunk of the body, or of a nerve.

Usage examples:

Cranial, truncal, and peripheral nerves are involved.

Meanings of Truncated:

adjective

Shortened in duration or extent.

Usage examples:

His truncated career
verb

Shorten the duration or extent of.

Usage examples:

He was a sensational player whose career was truncated by injuries

Meanings of Truncates:

verb

Shorten the duration or extent of.

Usage examples:

He was a sensational player whose career was truncated by injuries
adjective

(of a leaf, feather, or other part) ending abruptly as if cut off across the base or tip.

Usage examples:

The ends are usually acute or obtuse, but sometimes also fish tail-like, truncate or vague.

Meanings of Truncating:

verb

Shorten the duration or extent of.

Usage examples:

He was a sensational player whose career was truncated by injuries
adjective

(of a leaf, feather, or other part) ending abruptly as if cut off across the base or tip.

Usage examples:

The ends are usually acute or obtuse, but sometimes also fish tail-like, truncate or vague.

Meanings of Truncation:

noun

The action of truncating or cutting short something.

Usage examples:

A meeting was organized to oppose the truncation of the newcastle rail line

Meanings of Truncations:

noun

The action of truncating or cutting short something.

Usage examples:

A meeting was organized to oppose the truncation of the newcastle rail line

Truncheon

ˈtrʌn(t)ʃ(ə)n

Meanings of Truncheon:

noun

A short, thick stick carried as a weapon by a police officer.

Usage examples:

Rowan and mayne limited constables' weapons to the truncheon, carried concealed until 1863.

Meanings of Truncheons:

noun

A short, thick stick carried as a weapon by a police officer.

Usage examples:

Rowan and mayne limited constables' weapons to the truncheon, carried concealed until 1863.

Trundle

ˈtrʌn.dəl

Meanings of Trundle:

verb

(with reference to a wheeled vehicle or its occupants) move or cause to move slowly and heavily.

Usage examples:

Ten vintage cars trundled past
noun

An act of moving slowly or heavily.

Usage examples:

The journey was just a trundle around the northern line

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