Blackjack vs Overplay - What's the difference?

blackjack | overplay |


As verbs the difference between blackjack and overplay

is that blackjack is to strike with a blackjack or similar weapon while overplay is and to overdo or overact one's effect or role.

As a noun blackjack

is (card games) a common gambling card game in casinos, where the object is to get as close to 21 without going over.

blackjack

Alternative forms

* black jack, black-jack

Noun

(en noun)
  • (card games) A common gambling card game in casinos, where the object is to get as close to 21 without going over.
  • (card games) A hand in the game of blackjack consisting of a face card and an ace.
  • The flag (i.e., a jack) traditionally flown by pirate ships; popularly thought to be a white skull and crossed bones on a black field (the Jolly Roger). In older literature sometimes spelled "black jack".
  • A small, flat, blunt, usually leather-covered instrument loaded with heavy material such as lead or ball bearings.
  • Any of several species of weed of genus Bidens , such as , in the family Compositae.
  • See also

    * baccarat * bludgeon * cosh * pontoon * truncheon * twenty-one

    Verb

  • To strike with a blackjack or similar weapon.
  • overplay

    English

    Verb

  • and To overdo or overact one's effect or role.
  • When Chris overacted''' his part again, the director warned that anyone ' overplaying would be barred from the next production
  • To present something in a manner more dramatic than necessary.
  • Although the play was wonderful, Joshua overplayed his role as the Beast.
  • To overestimate one's strength in a game or event, which ultimately may end in a defeat.
  • Jack won the last match of blackjack; Theo overplayed .
  • (golf) To accidentally hit (one's golf ball) beyond "the green".
  • The first few shots went wonderfully, but Robin overplayed the last and lost.