one of the conventional set of 52 cards in four suits, as diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs, used in playing various games of chance and skill.
one of any set or pack of cards used in playing games.
one of a pack of 52 rectangular stiff cards, used for playing a variety of games, each card having one or more symbols of the same kind (diamonds, hearts, clubs, or spades) on the face, but an identical design on the reverse See also suit (sense 4)
noun 1. an expanse of level ground, as in a park or stadium, where athletic events are held. noun 1. (mainly Brit) a field or open space used for sport
noun, Bridge. 1. a card in a hand considered as likely to take a trick, assuming that the player who holds the hand or that player’s partner is the declarer.
- Play in peoria
verb phrase To succeed in areas distinct from such foci of power as Washington and New York or the Northeast in general: When you’re under a deadline, it’s hard to judge what will play in Peoria [1970s+; fr the theater sense of play, to succeed on the stage; perhaps echoing Harold Ross’s criterion that he […]
- Play inside oneself
verb phrase To play nicely within one’s capacity: Jon did a nice job. He played right inside himself (1990s+)