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
Mira was one of 40 contestants to advance to Thursday's final round of in Oxon Hill, Maryland, outside of Washington, D.C, and among 15 to make it to the prime time final rounds on ESPN.
For each of the past three years, the bee ended in ties after contestants successfully went through the competition's entire list of words.
Mr. Mushtaq, who competed as Mr. Long Beach Leather, was not the first Muslim contestant to compete at I.M.L., as the event is commonly known.
But the hourlong show showcased only six contestants (including the night’s high scorers, Les Twins, a Parisian hip-hop duo renowned as backup dancers of choice to Beyonce).
Former Bachelor (and Bachelor in Paradise) contestant Ashley Iaconetti is recapping this season of The Bachelorette for Cosmopolitan.com.
Two-hour premiere of season 12 features variety acts of all types and contestants of all ages auditioning with host Nick Cannon and judges Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, Mel B and Simon Cowell for the chance to win a $1 million prize.
Contestants have to guess correct digits in the prices of prizes to earn Plinko chips.
In each episode, teams of two contestants, advised by a racing handicapper, will bet on three races.
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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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