Examples of contestant in a Sentence
The contestant who catches the most fish wins.
The winning contestants will receive a cash prize.
Recent Examples of contestant from the Web
Starring contestants from Season 9 of RuPaul’s Drag Race on VH-1.
TV cameramen, fellow hat contestants and selfie-takers all jockeyed to capture Stutz’s towering tour de force, while others simply pointed and marveled.
Friday Rollin' on the River: Battle of the Bands contestants will perform at Naperville Park District's Rollin' on the River concert series at 7 p.m. Friday at the Riverwalk Free Speech Pavilion, at Jackson Avenue and Webster Street.
In the video, Emin—who looks like a horny Russian Bachelorette contestant—is sitting in some board meeting when begins to fantasize about his gaudy mansion.
Some contestants fasted in the days leading up to the contest.
The regular events begin at 8:30 a.m. (registration at 8 a.m.), when contestants in the horseshoe pitching contest will start tossing their shoes in Rockfield Park.
Evita Delmundo, 20, applied to be a contestant in Miss Universe Malaysia, the Daily Mail reports.
In sports as in politics, those contestants and candidates with the most money usually win.
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First Known Use of contestant
CONTESTANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of contestant for English Language Learners
: a person who takes part in a contest
CONTESTANT Defined for Kids
Definition of contestant for Students
: a person who takes part in a competition He's a contestant on a quiz show.
Legal Definition of contestant
: one that initiates or participates in a contest
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