noun, plural spoils·men.
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But he was certain to be a partisan, a spoilsman, a tool of Tammany Hall and its corrupt boss.Tin-Types Taken in the Streets of New York|Lemuel Ely Quigg
To this celebrated and execrable defense Van Buren owes much of the later and unjust belief that he was an inveterate "spoilsman."Martin Van Buren|Edward M. Shepard
The debate upon this appointment gave the spoilsman an epigram.The Boss and the Machine|Samuel P. Orth
Even Blaine, whom he so cordially honored, he thought a spoilsman at times, not always a statesman.Twenty Years in Europe|Samuel H. M. Byers
The people, as Barnum has said, love to be humbugged, and are quite ready to pay tribute to the political boss and spoilsman.My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands|George Francis Train