trump

Definition (noun): a playing card in the suit that has been declared trumps

Example: the ace of trumps is a sure winner

Definition (noun): (card games) the suit that has been declared to rank above all other suits for the duration of the hand

Example: clubs were declared trumps

Definition (noun): (card games) the suit that has been declared to rank above all other suits for the duration of the hand

Example: a trump can take a trick even when a card of a different suit is led

Definition (noun): a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a flared bell and is played by means of valves

Definition (verb): produce a sound as if from a trumpet

Definition (verb): get the better of

Example: the goal was to best the competition

Definition (verb): play a trump

Definition (verb): proclaim or announce with or as if with a fanfare