(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.


“come (or turn) up trumps”

Informal (of a person or situation) have a better performance or outcome than expected.

Phrasal Verbs:

“trump something up”

Invent a false accusation or excuse.


(transitive) to proclaim or announce with or as if with a fanfare.

(intransitive) British slang – to expel intestinal gas through the anus.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s