Definition of finalist
: a contestant in a competition finals
Examples of finalist in a sentence
They interviewed all of the finalists before making a decision.
a finalist in the tennis tournament
First Known Use of finalist
FINALIST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of finalist for English Language Learners
: a person who competes in the last part of a competition
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