Overcall meaning

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To bid beyond or in excess of (a previous bid or player) in a game of cards.
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To bid higher than one's opponent when one's partner has not bid in bridge.
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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.
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(bridge) To make a higher bid than (an opponent or an opponent's bid) when there has been no intervening bid.
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Such a bid.
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(poker, bridge) To call a bet after another player has already called.

Jill bet, Tommy called, and Julie overcalled.

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(poker, bridge) A call which occurs after another player has already called.
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