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contestant

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of contestant

  1. one who strives for the same thing as another <three contestants will compete on live TV for the cash prize> Synonyms challenger, competition, contender, competitor, corrival, rivalRelated Words archrival; finalist, semifinalist; also-ran, entrant, entry, player; adversary, antagonist, opponentAntonyms noncompetitor





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