Definition of gamesman in English:



  • See gamesmanship

    • ‘While the actors playing Steele and Prior are solid, the real standout is Weaving, whose portrayal of Fleming ranges across the spectrum from the terrified innocent to the inscrutable gamesman.’
    • ‘To his millions of followers, though, he is the quintessential gamesman, always one step ahead of consumers with a new system that is innovative but in reach of the masses.’
    • ‘The gamesman was explaining that his Limited pistol wasn't intended to be practical when the special ops guy stopped him.’
    • ‘A more supportable premise would be bureaucratic preservation - the spy not as con man, but as organizational gamesman.’
    • ‘After all, the tattoo-bearing gamesman said during one episode, ‘No one's going to tell me what to do or what not to do.’’