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spoilsman

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Pronunciation: /ˈspɔɪlzmən
 
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Definition of spoilsman in English:

noun (plural spoilsmen)

US
A person who supports or seeks to profit by the spoils system.
Example sentences
  • He is remembered as the political spoilsman who surprised his country with an honest administration.
  • I have made the Commission a living force, and in consequence the outcry among the spoilsmen has become furious.
  • Although American political parties are never celebrated for having sharp differences of principle, the great age of the spoilsmen was notable for elevating crass hunger for office to a common credo.

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