Definition of trophy
- a trophy wife
- a trophy house
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
: an object (such as a large cup or sculpture) that is given as a prize for winning a competition
: something that you keep or take to show that you were successful in hunting, war, etc.
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