beggar-my-neighbor beggar-my-neighbor

Definition(s):

  • (n) a card game for two players in which the object is to win all of the other player's cards

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Usage(s):

  1. Following the failure in Geneva, there was the usual rush to gloom, the usual voices warning darkly of the risk of a beggar-my-neighbor protectionism, redolent of the 1930s.
  2. Government leaders in the Common Market are also angered by what many regard as a beggar-my-neighbor effect of Nixon's package on them.
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