Definition of grand master in English:

grand master

Syllabification: grand mas·ter


  • 1 (usually grandmaster) A chess player of the highest class, especially one who has won an international tournament.
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    • Her mother Joan, by the way, is the sister of chess grandmaster Bobby Fischer.
    • Preferably, it has been written by a grandmaster or international master who actually plays the line in question.
    • He hopes Russian grandmaster and former world chess champion Gary Kasparov will give guest lectures.
  • 2 (Grand Master) The head of an order of chivalry or of Freemasons.
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    • The famous King Henry the Navigator was a known Grand Master of the Order.
    • The house dates back two hundred years and was built by the local Grand Master of the Freemasons.
    • He then orders the Grand Master to leave with his Templars.

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