declarer declarer

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the bridge player in contract bridge who wins the bidding and can declare which suit is to be trumps
  2. (n) someone who claims to speak the truth

Usage(s):

  • Henceforth, when the wrong opponent leads against him, a declarer has a choice of calling or forbidding the lead of any suit he wishes.

News

  • Goren on Bridge

    Goren on Bridge Follow the leader Opening lead: North should not count two points for the queen of hearts — the auction suggests strongly that it is worthless. West starts with king and ace of hearts, East echoing to show a doubleton, and continues with the jack. Since it would be futile to ruff in dummy, declarer discards a diamond loser from the table, as does East. Declarer had intended to ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union

Word of the Day
repudiate repudiate
/ri ˈpju di ˌeɪt /