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Definition of ace up (one's) sleeve

ace up (one's) sleeve

  • a secret advantage.
    John is not usually the kind of guy who always helps others. The other day when he all of a sudden agreed to drop me home, I figured that he has an ace up his sleeve.

    Last edited on Jan 03 2014. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 02 2009.

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Other terms relating to 'ace':

Definitions include: a very good, trusted friend, often from childhood; "homie"; "boy".
Definitions include: Best friend
Definitions include: a best friend.
Definitions include: a best friend.
Definitions include: Three
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: great.

Other terms relating to 'sleeve':

Definitions include: yet unrevealed techniques to solve a problem.
Definitions include: See cards up (one's) sleeve.
Definitions include: a tattoo that covers all or much of a person's arm.
Definitions include: to be unable to conceal one's affections.
Definitions include: Female gentalia with a particularly generous labia.

Other terms relating to 'up':

Definitions include: to misbehave.
Definitions include: acronym of "all fucked up."
Definitions include: well dressed, wearing makeup, etc.
Definitions include: doing something emphatically.
Definitions include: energetic due to consumption of a stimulant.
Definitions include: to increase.
Definitions include: to contribute one's share.
Definitions include: to mess up.
Definitions include: to make something like ass.
Definitions include: strange, stupid; "weird".
Definitions include: stupid.
Definitions include: strange / stupid.
Definitions include: to move away from.
Definitions include: to call someone to halt, particularly when the intention is to rob.
Definitions include: to beat someone until they enter the fetal position (their body forming a tight ball.)

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