noun. a card game played with a pack of forty-eight cards (two of each suit for high cards); play resembles whist.
- card game
Example sentences of the word pinochle
1. Noun, singular or mass
If he's a fan of cards, get him a set of large-print cards so he can play rummy and pinochle with his friends.
If you have one queen from every suit (remember that each card has two copies in a pinochle deck), you have "Queens Around," which gives you six meld points.