beggar-my-neighbor beggar-my-neighbor


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



  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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