- a card game basically for two, three, or four players, played with thirty-two cards (sevens up through aces), five cards being dealt to each player
- a euchring or being euchred
Origin of euchreearlier also yuker, uker ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
- to prevent (the trump-naming opponent at euchre) from taking the required three tricks
- Informal to outwit or cheat: they were euchred out of their savings
- A card game played usually with the highest 32 cards, in which each player is dealt 5 cards and the player making the trump is required to take at least 3 tricks to win.
- The act of euchring an opponent.
transitive verbeu·chred, eu·chring, eu·chres
- To prevent (an opponent) from taking 3 tricks in euchre.
- To deceive by sly or underhand means; cheat: euchred us out of our life savings.
Origin of euchreOrigin unknown.
(countable and uncountable, plural euchres)
(third-person singular simple present euchres, present participle euchring, simple past and past participle euchred)
- To deceive.