Meaning of deuces wild

deuc'es wild'

Pronunciation: [key]
— Cards. Cards.
  1. a variety or method of playing certain poker and other games in which a deuce represents any suit or denomination that the holder chooses: We're playing five-card stud, deuces wild.
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