spoilsman

spoilsman

(ˈspɔɪlzmən)
n, pl -men
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) politics US a person who shares in the spoils of office or advocates the spoils system

spoils•man

(ˈspɔɪlz mən)

n., pl. -men.
a person who seeks or receives a share in political spoils.
[1835–45]
Translations

spoilsman

n pl <-men> (US Pol)
(= supporter)Befürworter(in) m(f)der Ämterpatronage
(= profiteer)Profiteur(in) m(f)der Ämterpatronage
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From then on for the next 25 years, New York was a battleground between the reformers and Tammany Hall pols -- a mighty contest that eventually pitted Andrew Green against epic spoilsman Boss Tweed.
An inefficient and ill-equipped working force long held under the heel of the spoilsman has been emancipated, organized, and brought to its best.
Raum, a loyal hack of the Illinois spoilsman John A.
takes on the task of disputing Polk's reputation as a spoilsman who appointed officers based on their party affiliation rather than their qualifications.
Or I might live in a spoilsman society in which most of the good things in life (such as they are) are in the gift of the state.