Gamesmanship meaning

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The use of aggressive or dubious tactics, such as psychological intimidation or disruption of concentration, to gain an advantage over one's opponent while still observing the rules in a sport or game.
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The use of expedients or morally questionable acts to gain an advantage, as in politics.
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Skill in using ploys to gain a victory or advantage over another person.
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The use of legal but unsporting tactics to gain an advantage over one’s opponent.

They kept the other team waiting on the field until the last possible moment – that was a clear case of gamesmanship.

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