1. whist

noun. a card game for four players who form two partnerships; a pack of 52 cards is dealt and each side scores one point for each trick it takes in excess of six.


  • long whist
  • card game
  • short whist
  • Black Maria
  • cards
  • hearts


  • whist (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Sentences with whist

1. Noun, singular or mass
If you yearn for the days when you would nod off whist being read a bedtime story, then you should head to London.