Wikipedia crazy eights (uncountable)
Last modified on 10 November 2012, at 01:29
- A card game in which players try to rid themselves of their cards by playing a matching rank or suit on the previous card played, having to draw an additional card if unable to do this; a player who plays an eight can dictate the suit to be played next.
- 2004, Karen Salyer McElmurray, Strange Birds in the Tree of Heaven
- We played crazy eights, war, fifty-two card pickup. Rudy flipped the whole deck across the table at me and the cards sailed to the floor, kings, queens, deuces.