spoilsman

noun
spoils·​man | \ ˈspȯi(-ə)lz-mən How to pronounce spoilsman (audio) \

Definition of spoilsman

: one who serves a party for a share of the spoils also : one who sanctions such practice

First Known Use of spoilsman

1846, in the meaning defined above

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“Spoilsman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spoilsman. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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