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handicapper

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noun hand·i·cap·per \-ˌka-pər\

Definition of handicapper

  1. 1 :  a person who assigns handicaps

  2. 2 :  a person who predicts the winners in a contest (as a horse race)

  3. 3 :  a person who competes with a (specified) handicap (as in golf) —usually used in combination <a 5-handicapper>



1754

First Known Use of handicapper

1754


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