HyperDic: whist

English > 1 sense of the word whist:
NOUNactwhist, long whist, short whista card game for four players who form two partnerships
English > whist: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA card game for four players who form two partnerships; a pack of 52 cards is dealt and each side scores one point for each trick it takes in excess of six.
Synonymslong whist, short whist
Narrowerdummy whistA form of whist with three players
hearts, Black MariaA form of whist in which players avoid winning tricks containing hearts or the queen of spades
Broadercard game, cardsA game / game played with playing cards

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