upmanship
noun Date: 1959 one-upmanship

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • upmanship — /up meuhn ship /, n. one upmanship. Also, upsmanship /ups meuhn ship /. [1960 65; shortening of ONE UPMANSHIP] * * * …   Universalium

  • upmanship — ˈəpmənˌship noun Etymology: by shortening : one upmanship …   Useful english dictionary

  • upmanship — up·man·ship …   English syllables

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  • One-upmanship — is the art or practice of successively outdoing a competitor. The term originated as the title of a book by Stephen Potter, published in 1952[1] as a follow up to The Theory and Practice of Gamesmanship (or the Art of Winning Games without… …   Wikipedia

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  • one-upmanship — {v.}, {informal} Always keeping ahead of others; trying to keep an advantage. * /No matter what I do, I find that Jim has already done it better. He s an expert at one upmanship./ * /Jack took the news to the principal while we were still talking …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • one-upmanship — {v.}, {informal} Always keeping ahead of others; trying to keep an advantage. * /No matter what I do, I find that Jim has already done it better. He s an expert at one upmanship./ * /Jack took the news to the principal while we were still talking …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • one-upmanship — v informal Always keeping ahead of others; trying to keep an advantage. No matter what I do, I find that Jim has already done it better. He s an expert at one upmanship. Jack took the news to the principal while we were still talking about it. He …   Словарь американских идиом

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