Definition of reversis in English:

reversis

noun

Cards
  • 1A card game, particularly popular in the 19th cent., in which the usual object is to avoid winning tricks.

  • 2Chiefly with the. The fact of taking every trick in this game. Chiefly in "to make (the) reversis". Now rare.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Mme de Sévigné's Letters. From French reversis, variant of reversi reversi.

Pronunciation

reversis

/rɪˈvəːsi/