- an official who assigns handicaps to contestants, as in a tournament
- ☆ a person, as a sports writer, who tries to predict the winners in horse races on the basis of past records, track conditions, etc.
nounSports & Games
- One who assigns handicaps.
- One who predicts the winners in a horserace, especially one who publishes such predictions as a guide for bettors.
- One who determines the conditions of a handicap.