Synonyms for contestant

Grammar : Noun
Spell : kuh n-tes-tuh nt
Phonetic Transcription : kənˈtɛs tənt

Top 10 synonyms for contestant Other synonyms for the word contestant

Définition of contestant

Origin :
  • 1660s, from French contestant, present participle of contester (see contest (v.)).
  • noun competitor
Example sentences :
  • The news soon spread that Jim had entered as a contestant in the race.
  • Extract from : « Frank Roscoe's Secret » by Allen Chapman
  • The best sport is found when no one contestant wins too often.
  • Extract from : « The Ethics of Coperation » by James Hayden Tufts
  • And every contestant in the games is temperate in all things.
  • Extract from : « God's Plan with Men » by T. T. (Thomas Theodore) Martin
  • He knew how the information could be handed to the contestant!
  • Extract from : « The Electronic Mind Reader » by John Blaine
  • There was to be a golf tournament the following day, and Verbeck was a contestant.
  • Extract from : « Black Star's Campaign » by Johnston McCulley
  • It says, too, I see, that it takes six points to become a contestant.'
  • Extract from : « Atlantic Narratives » by Mary Antin
  • I was not a contestant, but, notwithstanding, had occasion to use my weapon.
  • Extract from : « A Prince of Anahuac » by James A. Porter
  • One of the rules of that particular game is that the contestant must be a newcomer.
  • Extract from : « Voyage To Eternity » by Milton Lesser
  • Our contestant, this guy who meets the Russian's challenge, has to be a newcomer?
  • Extract from : « Voyage To Eternity » by Milton Lesser
  • The Kankanay as well as the Nabaloi contestant always appeals to the sun.
  • Extract from : « Kankanay Ceremonies » by C. R. Moss

Antonyms for contestant

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