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Definition of tic-tac man noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

tic-tac man

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(pl. >tic-tac men)
 
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(British English) a bookmaker (= a man who takes bets) at a horse-racing course, who communicates betting information to other bookmakers there by means of tic-tac, a special language of signals involving movements of the hands and arms