Meaning of uppercut
Pronunciation: (up'ur-kut"), [key]
— n., v., -cut, -cut•ting.
- a swinging blow directed upward, as to an adversary's chin.
- a play of a higher trump than necessary knowing it can be overtrumped by an opponent but that if overtrumped, one or more trump winners in the hand of one's partner will be established.
- to strike (an opponent) with an uppercut.
- to deliver an uppercut.
- to make an uppercut.
- uppercut (Thesaurus)