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gamesman

[geymz-muh n] /ˈgeɪmz mən/
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
1930-1935
1930-35; game1 + -s3 + -man
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