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English definition of “may the best man/person win!”

may the best man/person win!

said before a race or competition , meaning that you want the person who is the fastest , strongest , or most skilled to win or succeed Good luck and bad luck
(Definition of may the best man/person win! from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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