up·​man·​ship ˈəp-mən-ˌship How to pronounce upmanship (audio)

Word History

First Known Use

1959, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of upmanship was in 1959

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“Upmanship.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/upmanship. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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