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
Backlash was swift on social media, and spearheaded by former contestants of the show.
The officials -- a security council director and a former contestant in the Slovak round of Miss Universe pageant who worked as Fico’s assistant -- stepped down until the investigation is completed.
Businesses where the chili contestants' entries are located will display a big pepper so people can pop in, taste and rate the chili on both taste and presentation.
The 2018 contest will soon be forgotten for a simple reason: Its contestants did a far better job retracing old steps than breaking any new ground of their own.
By that point, the judges were using words not included in the study lists provided to the contestants.
The Italian-themed Sunday at Nonna’s dinners were each promoted with cheeky posters, like the one featuring former Top Chef contestant Rebecca LaMalfa (now a managing partner in Frame and Joebar) and Anthony Lombardo, of the forthcoming SheWolf.
Fun fact: Our contestants answered as many clues in this category as the @Browns had wins this season.
Host Alex Trebek poked fun at the contestants for their lack of expertise.
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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
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