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upmanship

[ uhp-muhn-ship ]
/ ˈʌp mənˌʃɪp /
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Also ups·man·ship [uhps-muhn-ship]. /ˈʌps mənˌʃɪp/.

Origin of upmanship

First recorded in 1960–65; shortening of one-upmanship

Words nearby upmanship

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