declarer declarer


  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


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


  • 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

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repudiate repudiate
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