high-low

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See also: highlow and high/low

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high-low (not comparable)

  1. (poker) Describing a game in which the high hand and the low hand win.
  2. (gambling) Designating a blackjack card counting technique in which the lowest cards are worth +1 point and the highest cards -1 point, and the counter places higher bets against higher point totals.

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high-low (countable and uncountable, plural high-lows)

  1. Alternative form of highlow (type of shoe)
  2. (uncountable) A card game where a player has to guess if the next card will be higher or lower than the one shown.