Definition of Handicapper

1. Noun. Someone who sets the betting odds based on calculations of the outcome of a contest (especially a horse race).

Exact synonyms: Odds-maker
Generic synonyms: Gambler
Derivative terms: Handicap



Definition of Handicapper

1. n. One who determines the conditions of a handicap.

Definition of Handicapper

1. Noun. One who determines the conditions of a handicap. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Handicapper

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Handicapper

handhelds
handhold
handholding
handholdings
handholds
handi-craftsman
handi-craftsmen
handicap
handicapitalism
handicapped
handicapped-accessible
handicapped permit
handicapped person
handicapped sign
handicapped space
handicapper (current term)
handicappers
handicapping
handicaps
handicraft
handicrafter
handicrafters
handicraftman
handicraftmen
handicrafts
handicraftsman
handicraftsmen
handier
handiest
handily

Literary usage of Handicapper

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1. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"... in handicapping when the handicapper sets him back, or gives him less start than he has hitherto had. Back of beyond, the (American), a mythical country ..."

2. The Complete Lawn Tennis Player by Arthur Wallis Myers (1908)
"... comparison between English and foreign handicapping— The methods of a leading Continental handicapper—Is the present system unsound in principle? ..."

3. Fores's Sporting Notes & Sketches. a Quarterly Magazine Descriptive of (1898)
"HOODWINKING THE handicapper. By FINCH MASON. QUARTER of a century ago it is hard to say which the old-fashioned city of Middleborough was most famous ..."

4. The Racing World and Its Inhabitants edited by Alfred Edward Thomas Watson (1904)
"X handicapperS AND HANDICAPPING BY A handicapper THE word " handicapping," derived, it may be, from hand in cap, in reference to an old mode of settling a ..."

5. Racing Calendar by Robert J. Hunter (1888)
"Atkinson, Mr TS, Judge, handicapper, Clerk of the Scales, ... Mr CS, Clerk of the Course, handicapper, and Scales, handicapper, and Stakeholder. ..."

6. Golf by Horace Gordon Hutchinson, Henry James Moncreiff Moncreiff (1892)
"The handicapper must take a general view of the rise and fall of the ... On the other hand, the handicapper may find his difficulties in dealing with the ..."

7. Racing Calendar by Robert J. Hunter (1888)
"Mr CS, Clerk of the Course, handicapper, and Stakeholder. Frail, Mr JE, Clerk of the Course, handicapper, and Stakeholder. Gladstone, Mr WS, Clerk of the ..."

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