- an outstanding piece of strategy, skill, talent, etc
⇒ ■ your idea is a masterstroke
Example Sentences Including 'masterstroke'
In a masterstroke of gamesmanship I fooled myself into believing that I was ready to handle a mortgage.
THE MANANA MAN (2002)
To have convinced Hillsden that he would be justified in killing Calder was a masterstroke.
A Song at Twilight
Sinclair, on a whim that was a PR masterstroke , allowed the pressmen in before most of the prisoners had been evacuated.