Bridge to make a higher bid than (an opponent or an opponent's bid) when there has been no intervening bid
such a bid
verbo·ver·called, o·ver·call·ing, o·ver·calls Games
To bid beyond or in excess of (a previous bid or player) in a game of cards.
To bid higher than one's opponent when one's partner has not bid in bridge.
- Games a. An overbid.b. An instance of overcalling in bridge.
- The amount of additional money, often 10 to 20 percent of the original amount invested, that can be requested from the financial backers of a theatrical production.
(third-person singular simple present overcalls, present participle overcalling, simple past and past participle overcalled)
- (poker, bridge) A call which occurs after another player has already called