One who is skilled in the planning and execution of military tactics.(noun)
A clever maneuverer.(noun)
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Use "tactician" in a sentence
"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."