from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who is skilled in the planning and execution of military tactics.
- n. A clever maneuverer.
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- n. A person skilled in the planning and execution of tactics
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One versed in tactics; hence, a skillful maneuverer; an adroit manager.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who is versed in tactics; an adroit manager in any kind of action; specifically, a skilful director of military or naval operations or forces.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who is skilled at planning tactics
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Löw was the assistant who was known as the tactician behind the new-wave, camp-leader energy of Klinsi in Germany's spirited third-place finish during the 2006 World Cup.
Yeah, I'd prefer a no name tactician, who raises boatloads of money and isn't writing books.
The tradermale he called Beckhette was what he called his "tactician," a term apparently from the tradermale cult tongue.
I have drawn up my arguments in battle array: they shall have the "tactician" excellence of the mathematician, with the enthusiasm of the poet.
The word "tactician" is usually applied to military movements, but it has a broader meaning than this; it embodies the idea of a peculiar skill or faculty -- a nice perception or discernment which is characterized by adroit planning or management, artfully directed in politics or diplomacy in government.
You mean like when Manning was being a "tactician" and a "strategist" in 98 when he threw 28 picks? salty_koolaid wrote:
You mean like when Manning was being a "tactician" and a "strategist" in 98 when he threw 28 picks?
Grabbing the drunken 'tactician' of CB Setsuna leaves Billy behind to clean up the mess and the bill for four years worth of hard liquor.
Mourinho, an equally gifted tactician and man-manager, is the only man capable of breathing those fumes as naturally as oxygen.
The master strategist -- and tactician -- of the liberal bloc of the Court, he presided over a revolution in constitutional law.