hole card definition

  • noun:
    • A card in stud poker that is dealt face-down and therefore the owner is certainly not obliged to show before the showdown.
    • Informal One thing presented in book until it can be utilized advantageously.
    • A playing card, dealt face down, your owner need not unveil before showdown
    • some thing held in reserve, or concealed, until it is of good use
    • (poker) a playing card dealt face down rather than uncovered before the showdown
    • any possessions being concealed until they could be utilized advantageously

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