handicapper

noun hand·i·cap·per \ ˈhan-di-ˌka-pər , -dē- \

Definition of handicapper

1 :a person who assigns handicaps
2 :a person who predicts the winners in a contest (such as a horse race)
3 :a person who competes with a (specified) handicap (as in golf) usually used in combination
  • a 5-handicapper

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