gamesman

gamesman

[geymz-muhn]
noun, plural gamesmen.
1.
a person who is skilled at manipulating events and circumstances to gain or maintain personal advantage, especially in business or politics.
2.
a person who enjoys playing games of skill.

Origin:
1930–35; game1 + -s3 + -man

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gamesmanship (ˈɡeɪmzmənˌʃɪp)
 
n
informal the art of winning games or defeating opponents by clever or cunning practices without actually cheating
 
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