Synonyms and Antonyms of winner
1 a person or thing that is successful <the movie was panned by the critics but has been a winner at the box office> Synonyms blockbuster, megahit, smash, success, supernova, hitRelated Words blue chip, blue chipper, corker, crackerjack (also crackajack), dandy, jim-dandy, pip, prizewinner; gem, jewel, treasure; marvel, natural, phenomenon, sensation, wonder; coup, triumph, victoryNear Antonyms disappointment, fizzle, lemon, loserAntonyms bomb, bummer, bust, catastrophe, clinker, debacle (also débâcle), dud, failure, fiasco, flop, misfire, turkey, washout
2 one that defeats an enemy or opponent <the winner of any given war is usually the one who gets to write the history of that war> Synonyms beater, conqueror, master, subduer, trimmer, vanquisher, whipper, victorRelated Words champ, champion, finalist, placer; dominator, overdog, ruler, subjugator, top dogNear Antonyms punching bag, pushover, quitter; failure, flop, washout; underdogAntonyms loser
3 the person who comes in first in a competition <the other finalists graciously congratulated the winner> Synonyms champ, titleholder, titlist, victor, championRelated Words cochampion, cowinner; placer; finalist, quarterfinalist, semifinalist; medalist (or medallist), prizewinner; megastar, star, superstar; world-beaterNear Antonyms loser
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