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Contestant   Listen
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Contestant  n.  One who contests; an opponent; a litigant; a disputant; one who claims that which has been awarded to another.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Contestant" Quotes from Famous Books



... told him. "That's done so every runner may register in his own handwriting, and mark down the time he stopped at each station. In such a way the committee will have a complete record of what every contestant did, and there can be no ...
— Fred Fenton Marathon Runner - The Great Race at Riverport School • Allen Chapman

... once made the Taepings a formidable rival to the Manchus, and Tien Wang a contestant with Hienfung for imperial honors. The possession of the second city in the empire gave them the complete control of the navigation of the Yangtsekiang, and thus enabled them to cut off communications between the ...
— China • Demetrius Charles Boulger



Words linked to "Contestant" :   political dissident, competition, defaulter, recusant, co, opponent, participant, qualifier, somebody, pothunter, athlete, starter, player, conscientious objector, mortal, soul, competitor, opposition, someone, dissenter, nonconformist, jock, contender, protester, dissident, opposite, rival, winner, objector, withdrawer, victor, loser



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