tactician

noun
tac·​ti·​cian | \ tak-ˈti-shən How to pronounce tactician (audio) \

Definition of tactician

: one versed in tactics

Examples of tactician in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Additionally, according to Opta data, the Italian tactician owns the highest winning percentage for a Juventus manager in Serie A, managing to secure the 3 points in 75% of his league fixtures. Giacomo Galardini, Forbes, 28 May 2021 Sampson, whose reputation for being a master tactician was stretched to the limit, tried to get the guard-heavy Cougars to go to the basket more in the second half. Dave Skretta, ajc, 4 Apr. 2021 Sampson, whose reputation for being a master tactician was stretched to the limit, tried to get the guard-heavy Cougars to go to the basket more in the second half. Dave Skretta, ajc, 4 Apr. 2021 Sampson, whose reputation for being a master tactician was stretched to the limit, tried to get the guard-heavy Cougars to go to the basket more in the second half. Dave Skretta, ajc, 4 Apr. 2021 Sampson, whose reputation for being a master tactician was stretched to the limit, tried to get the guard-heavy Cougars to go to the basket more in the second half. Dave Skretta, ajc, 4 Apr. 2021 Sampson, whose reputation for being a master tactician was stretched to the limit, tried to get the guard-heavy Cougars to go to the basket more in the second half. Dave Skretta, ajc, 4 Apr. 2021 Houston coach Kelvin Sampson, whose reputation for being a master tactician was stretched to the limit, tried to get the guard-heavy Cougars to forget about the 3-point line and go right to the basket in the second half. Dave Skretta, chicagotribune.com, 3 Apr. 2021 Houston coach Kelvin Sampson, whose reputation for being a master tactician was stretched to the limit, tried to get the guard-heavy Cougars to forget about the 3-point line and go right to the basket in the second half. Dave Skretta, Star Tribune, 3 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of tactician

1798, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tactician

borrowed from French tacticien, from tactique tactic entry 1 + -ien -ian, as translation of New Latin tacticus, noun derivative of tacticus tactic entry 2

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“Tactician.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tactician. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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tactician

noun

English Language Learners Definition of tactician

: someone who is good at making plans in order to achieve particular goals

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