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noun [countable] ace pronunciation in American English /eɪs/
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  1. 1
    in card games, a card with only one symbol and either the highest or lowest value in a suit

    the ace of hearts

  2. 2
    in tennis, a very fast serve (=first hit of the ball) that your opponent cannot reach with their racket
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  3. 3
    American in golf, an occasion in which a player hits the ball into the hole with one shot
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  4. 4
    informal someone who is very good at doing something

    an ace at solving puzzles


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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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