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nounan outstanding piece of strategy, skill, talent, etc ⇒ your idea is a masterstroke
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countable noun [usu sing]A masterstroke is something you do which is unexpected but very clever and which helps you to achieve something. ⇒ Graham pulled a masterstroke by playing Paul Merson in the centre of midfield.
Example sentences containing 'masterstroke'
In a masterstroke of gamesmanship I fooled myself into believing that I was ready to handle a mortgage.James Birrell THE MANANA MANTo have convinced Hillsden that he would be justified in killing Calder was a masterstroke.Forbes, Bryan A SONG AT TWILIGHTSinclair, on a whim that was a PR masterstroke , allowed the pressmen in before most of the prisoners had been evacuated.Kippax, Frank THE SCARDoing things on the Bay, Tucker thought, sipping on his beer and watching a baseball game, was his masterstroke.Clancy, Tom WITHOUT REMORSE