noun \ˈfī-nə-list\

: a person who competes in the last part of a competition

Full Definition of FINALIST

:  a contestant in a competition finals

Examples of FINALIST

  1. They interviewed all of the finalists before making a decision.
  2. a finalist in the tennis tournament

First Known Use of FINALIST



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