Handicapper \Hand"i*cap`per\ (-k[a^]p`p[~e]r), n. One who determines the conditions of a handicap. [1913 Webster]

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  • handicapper — [hand′ēkap΄ər] n. 1. an official who assigns handicaps to contestants, as in a tournament ☆ 2. a person, as a sports writer, who tries to predict the winners in horse races on the basis of past records, track conditions, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Handicapper — Han|di|cap|per 〈[ hæ̣ndıkæpə(r)] m. 3〉 = Handikapper * * * Han|di|cap|per, Handikapper [ hɛndikɛpɐ ], der; s, [engl. handicapper] (Segeln, Pferderennen): jmd., der bei Rennen mit der Festsetzung der ↑ Handicaps (2) beauftragt ist. * * *… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • handicapper — noun Date: 1754 1. a person who assigns handicaps 2. a person who predicts the winners in a contest (as a horse race) 3. a person who competes with a (specified) handicap (as in golf) usually used in combination < a 5 handicapper > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Handicapper — Han|di|cap|per, auch Handikapper [ hɛndikɛpɐ] der; s, <aus gleichbed. engl. handicapper> jmd., der bei Rennen mit der Festsetzung der Handicaps (2) beauftragt ist; Ausgleicher (Sport) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • handicapper — /han dee kap euhr/, n. 1. Horse Racing. a. a racetrack official or employee who assigns the weight a horse must carry in a race. b. a person employed, as by a newspaper, to make predictions on the outcomes of horse races. 2. a person who… …   Universalium

  • handicapper — noun One who determines the conditions of a handicap …   Wiktionary

  • handicapper — The official who decides the weights to be carried in handicap events, and the grading of horses and greyhounds …   Equestrian sports dictionary

  • handicapper — han·di·cap·per s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS sport nell ippica, giudice che determina le condizioni delle corse a handicap Sinonimi: periziatore. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1892. ETIMO: der. di (to) handicap handicappare …   Dizionario italiano

  • handicapper — n. one who determines handicaps, one who determines advantages (Sports) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • handicapper — hand·i·cap·per …   English syllables

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