o·ver·trump (ō′vər-trŭmp, ōvər-trŭmp′)
v. o·ver·trumped, o·ver·trump·ing, o·ver·trumps
To play a trump higher than one previously played on a trick.
To trump with a higher trump card than any played on the same trick.
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