Definition of Spoilsman. Meaning of Spoilsman. Synonyms of Spoilsman

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Definition of Spoilsman

Spoilsman
Spoilsman Spoils"man, n.; pl. Spoilsmen. One who serves a cause or a party for a share of the spoils; in United States politics, one who makes or recognizes a demand for public office on the ground of partisan service; also, one who sanctions such a policy in appointments to the public service.

Meaning of Spoilsman from wikipedia

- its lame duck session and President Chester A. Arthur, himself a former spoilsman, signed the bill into law. The Pendleton Civil Service Act provided for...
- government workers. For Arthur, previously known for having been a "veteran spoilsman," civil service reform became his most noteworthy achievement. A marble...
- Stalwart, was sworn in as president that night. Garfield's murder by a spoilsman inspired the nation to reform the civil service—and Arthur, erstwhile...
- New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company. Spence, Clark C. (Spring 1968). "Spoilsman in Montana: James M. Ashley". Montana The Magazine of Western History...
- of the United States Congress. Burlingame, Sara Lee. "The Making of a Spoilsman: The Life and Career of Roscoe Conkling from 1829 to 1873." PhD dissertation...
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