lifemanship

noun
life·​man·​ship | \ ˈlīf-mən-ˌship How to pronounce lifemanship (audio) \

Definition of lifemanship

: the skill or practice of achieving superiority or an appearance of superiority over others (as in conversation) by perplexing and demoralizing them

First Known Use of lifemanship

1949, in the meaning defined above

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“Lifemanship.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lifemanship. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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