One-upmanship Definition

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one-upmanship
noun
The practice of, or skill in, seizing an advantage or gaining superiority over others.
Webster's New World
The art of outdoing or showing up a rival or competitor, as in exploits, privileges, or honors.
American Heritage

Alternative spelling of one-upmanship.

Wiktionary
(idiomatic) A succession of instances of outdoing a competitor.
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Origin of One-upmanship

  • one-up +"Ž -manship

    From Wiktionary

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