Definition of Spoilsmen

1. Noun. (plural of spoilsman) ¹



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Definition of Spoilsmen

1. spoilsman [n] - See also: spoilsman

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spoilsmen

spoiled brats
spoiler
spoiler effect
spoiler effects
spoiler space
spoilered
spoilerific
spoilers
spoilfive
spoilful
spoiling
spoils
spoils of war
spoils system
spoilsman
spoilsmen (current term)
spoilsmonger
spoilsmongers
spoilsport
spoilsports
spoilt
spoilt for choice
spoke
spoke-shave
spoke in tongues
spoked
spokein
spokeless
spoken
spoken communication

Literary usage of Spoilsmen

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1. Grover Cleveland: A Record of Friendship by Richard Watson Gilder (1910)
"CAN NEVER SATISFY spoilsmen Princeton, Tyringham, and Gray Gables, 1899. ... He added: ' If a President yields to the demands of the spoilsmen, ..."

2. Southern History of the War: The First Year of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1864)
"Irruption of the Northern spoilsmen.—The Yankee Trade in Counterfeit Confederate Notes.—Pope's " Chasing the Rebel Hordes."—Movement against Pope by ..."

3. The Man Roosevelt: A Portrait Sketch by Francis Ellington Leupp (1904)
"... of matching skill and strength — A generous adversary — The census spoilsmen's grievance—Harun-al-Raschid and the police—How a demonstration failed. ..."

4. The Civil Service of Great Britain by Robert Moses (1914)
"... and since the establishment of a permanent civil service commission, every President has had to resist the pressure of spoilsmen in Congress, ..."

5. The Civil Service of Great Britain by Robert Moses (1914)
"... and since the establishment of a permanent civil service commission, every President has had to resist the pressure of spoilsmen in Congress, ..."

6. The Second Year of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1863)
"Irruption of the Northern spoilsmen...The Yankee Trade in Counterfeit Confederate Notes... Pope's "Chasing the Rebel Hordes". ..."

7. The Growth of Democracy in the United States: Or, The Evolution of Popular by Frederick Albert Cleveland (1898)
""Patronage" for the purposes of the spoilsmen is a masterly device. It brings into their ranks the very forces that in case of open warfare would be arrayed ..."

8. The Growth of Democracy in the United States: Or, The Evolution of Popular by Frederick Albert Cleveland (1898)
""Patronage" for the purposes of the spoilsmen is a masterly device. It brings into their ranks the very forces that in case of open warfare would be arrayed ..."

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