It explains why a trumped up story of online vitriol—we are, mind you, talking about Jeopardy!
Of course, it's an even worse form of bullying to arrest children on trumped up charges of "blasphemy."
But all those issues were trumped by the voters' conclusion that Bush was the stronger and more decisive leader.
"playing card of a suit ranking above others," 1520s, alteration of triumph, name of a card game.
"trumpet," c.1300, from Old French trompe "long, tube-like musical wind instrument" (12c.), cognate with Provençal tromba, Italian tromba, all probably from a Germanic source (cf. Old High German trumpa and Old Norse trumba "trumpet"), of imitative origin.
"surpass, beat," 1580s, from trump (n.). Related: Trumped; trumping.