HyperDic: card_game

English > 1 sense of the expression card game:
NOUNactcard game, cardsa game / game played with playing cards
English > card game: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA game / game played with playing cards.
Synonymcards
Category ofanteplace one's stake
bid, callmake a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands
bluff, bluff outdeceive / deceive an opponent by a bold bet on an inferior hand with the result that the opponent withdraws a winning hand
bookA collection of playing cards satisfying the rules of a card game
checkdecline to initiate betting
coverPlay a higher card than the one previously played
crossrufftrump alternately in two hands
dealThe act of distributing playing cards
dealDistribute cards to the players in a game / game / game
dealGive (a specific card) to a player
discard(cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or of failing to follow suit
exitLose the lead
fourhanded(of card games) involving or requiring four players
lurch, skunkdefeat by a lurch
misdealDeal cards wrongly
overtrumpPlay a trump higher than (one previously played) to the trick
pitchLead (a card) and establish the trump suit
raisebet more than the previous player
reshuffle, reshufflingshuffling again
reshuffleshuffle again
revokefail to follow suit when able and required to do so
riffleshuffle (playing cards) by separating the deck into two parts and riffling with the thumbs so the cards intermix
ruff, trumping(card games) the act of taking a trick with a trump when unable to follow suit
seematch or meet
shoe(card games) a case from which playing cards are dealt / dealt one at a time
trick(card games) in a single round, the sequence of cards played by all the players
trump(card games) the suit that has been declared to rank above all other suits for the duration of the hand
trump, ruffPlay a trump
unblockPlay the cards of (a suit) so that the last trick on which a hand can follow suit will be taken by a higher card in the hand of a partner who has the remaining cards of a combined holding
underplayPlay a card lower than (a held high card)
PartscallA demand for a show of hands in a card game
cut, cuttingThe division of a deck of cards before dealing / dealing
dealThe act of distributing playing cards
discard(cards) the act of throwing out a useless card or of failing to follow suit
doubling, doubleRaising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2
leadThe playing of a card to start a trick in bridge
revoke, renegeThe mistake of not following suit when able to do so
shuffle, shuffling, makeThe act of mixing cards haphazardly
NarrowerGo FishA card game for two players who try to assemble books of cards by asking the opponent for particular cards
Michigan, Chicago, Newmarket, boodle, stopsA gambling card game in which chips are placed on the ace and king and queen and jack of separate suits (taken from a separate deck)
Napoleon, napA card game similar to whist
all fours, high-low-jackcard games in which points are won for taking the high or low or jack or game
baccarat, chemin de ferA card game played in casinos in which two or more punters gamble against the banker
beggar-my-neighbor, beggar-my-neighbour, strip-Jack-nakedA card game for two players in which the object is to win all of the other player's cards
blackjack, twenty-one, vingt-et-unA gambling game using cards
bridgeAny of various card games based on whist for four players
casino, cassinoA card game in which cards face up on the table are taken with eligible cards in the hand
cribbage, cribA card game (usually for two players) in which each player is dealt six cards and discards one or two
ecarteA card game for 2 players
euchre, five hundredA card game similar to ecarte
fantan, sevens, parliamentA card game in which you play your sevens and other cards in sequence in the same suit as the sevens
faroA card game in which players bet against the dealer on the cards he will draw from a dealing box
monte, four-card monte, three-card monteA gambling card game of Spanish origin
old maidA card game using a pack of cards from which one queen has been removed
pinochle, pinocle, penuchle, beziqueA card game played with a pack of forty-eight cards (two of each suit for high cards)
piquetA card game for two players using a reduced pack of 32 cards
pisha paysha(Yiddish) a card game for two players one of whom is usually a child
poker, poker gameAny of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand
rouge et noir, trente-et-quaranteA card game in which two rows of cards are dealt and players can bet on the color / color of the cards or on which row will have a count nearer some number
rummy, rumA card game based on collecting sets and sequences
solitaire, patienceA card game played by one person
whist, long whist, short whistA card game for four players who form two partnerships
BroadergameA contest with rules to determine a winner
Spanishjuego de cartas
Catalanjoc de cartes
Adjectivesfourhanded(of card games) involving or requiring four players

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