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challenger

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of challenger

  1. one who strives for the same thing as another <the third-party challenger in the presidential election> Synonyms competitor, competition, contender, contestant, corrival, rivalRelated Words archrival; finalist, semifinalist; also-ran, entrant, entry, player; adversary, antagonist, opponentAntonyms noncompetitor





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