contestant

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noun con·tes·tant \kən-ˈtes-tənt also ˈkän-ˌ\

Definition of contestant

  1. 1 :  one that participates in a contest

  2. 2 :  one that contests an award or decision

Examples of contestant in a sentence

  1. The contestant who catches the most fish wins.

  2. The winning contestants will receive a cash prize.

1665

First Known Use of contestant

1665


CONTESTANT Defined for English Language Learners

contestant

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noun con·tes·tant \kən-ˈtes-tənt also ˈkän-ˌ\

Definition of contestant for English Language Learners

  • : a person who takes part in a contest


CONTESTANT Defined for Kids

contestant

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noun con·tes·tant \kən-ˈtes-tənt\

Definition of contestant for Students

  1. :  a person who takes part in a competition He's a contestant on a quiz show.


Law Dictionary

contestant

noun con·tes·tant

Legal Definition of contestant

  1. :  one that initiates or participates in a contest



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