For trumps, Hiltons, or Cuomos, passing power or money onto the next generation requires no more than time and effort.
In his Ayn Rand fantasy world, “freedom” trumps everything, including civilization, nation, patriotism, industry, and culture.
Palin, who seemed comfortable at dinner with the trumps, said the two share “a love for this country.”
In reality, gender often trumps value, and men dominate both the meritocracy and the hierarchy.
For much of our conversation, the one topic that trumps all others is this: Joey Lawrence really wants to be a movie star.
trumps should be led to a partner who has ordered up or made it.
"I offer you no violence," said the Admiral, smiling, as only the man who holds the trumps can smile.
What ken ye, Mr. Keelevin, either o my trumps or my troubles?
But de Quadra held the trumps, and was not easily intimidated.
With two trumps and two aces, lead trumps as early as possible, if your opponents have not done so for you.
"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.