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
Some contestants fasted in the days leading up to the contest.
The contestants are judged on first impressions, unusual attributes, personality and audience reaction.
The struggle for Syria is one over its territory, resources, and identity, and ISIS is just another contestant.
The contestants compete for $500,000 on the show, which has been a guilty pleasure for millions for years.
TV: When the spotlight is put onto Nina Bonina Brown, the topic comes up that Nina has said some things on Instagram Live about various contestants based on what fans have told her other people are saying about her.
Her last Instagram post was from three days ago and a wise followers told the onetime Bachelor contestants to turn her comments off.
A panel of three judges — Justin Gray, Audra Nagby and Alize Rozsnyai — decided the top three finalists among the nine contestants.
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.
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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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