Definition of "grandmaster" []

  • One of the top chess players of a particular country (noun)
  • (capital as part of title) (noun)
  • A player who has been awarded the highest title by the Fédération Internationale des Échecs (noun)
  • A leading exponent of any of various arts (noun)
  • Alternative spelling of Grandmaster. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • A master in a field, whose skills or accomplishments exceed those of other masters. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "grandmaster" in a sentence
  • "Is chess legend Bobby Fischer playing anonymously on the Internet, as a British chess grandmaster is claiming?"
  • "It’s a task for which much of the media, with an attention span which makes a goldfish look like a chess grandmaster, is singularly ill-equipped."
  • "He’s about to become chess’ first black grandmaster from the sub-Saharan region, and he might contend for the world championship."