HyperDic: champion

English > 6 senses of the word champion:
NOUNperson champion, champ, title-holdersomeone who has won first place in a competition
person champion, fighter, hero, paladinsomeone who fights / fights for a cause
person champion, supporter, protagonist, admirer, booster, frienda person who backs a politician or a team etc.
person champion, ace, adept, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wizsomeone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field / field
VERBcompetitionchampion, defendprotect or fight for as a champion
ADJECTIVEallchampion, prizewinningholding first place in a contest
champion > pronunciation
Soundschae'mpiyahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > champion: 6 senses > adjective 1
Meaningholding first place in a contest.
Example"a champion show dog"
Synonymprizewinning
Broaderbest(superlative of 'good') having the most positive qualities
Spanishcampeón, ganador
Catalancampió, guanyador
English > champion: 6 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who has won first place in a competition.
Synonymschamp, title-holder
Narrowerrecord-breaker, record-holdersomeone who breaks a record
Broaderrival, challenger, competitor, competition, contenderThe contestant you hope to defeat
Spanishcampeón
Catalancampió
English > champion: 6 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who fights / fights for a cause.
Synonymsfighter, hero, paladin
Broaderdefender, guardian, protector, shielderA person who cares for persons or property
Spanishhéroe, luchador, paladín, paladino
Catalanheroi, lluitador, paladí, paladín
Verbschampionprotect or fight for as a champion
English > champion: 6 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA person who backs a politician or a team etc..
Synonymssupporter, protagonist, admirer, booster, friend
NarrowerBoswellA devoted admirer and recorder of another's words and deeds
ConfederateA supporter of the Confederate States of America
Francophile, FrancophilAn admirer of France and everything French
JacobiteA supporter of James II after he was overthrown or a supporter of the Stuarts
New DealerA supporter of the economic policies in the United States known as the New Deal
RoundheadA supporter of parliament and Oliver Cromwell during the English Civil War
ShavianAn admirer of G. B. Shaw or his works
WhigA supporter of the American Revolution
anglophile, anglophilAn admirer of England and things English
believer, trusterA supporter who accepts something as true
cheerleaderAn enthusiastic and vocal supporter
corporatistA supporter of corporatism
enthusiast, partisan, partizanAn ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
free traderAn advocate of unrestricted international trade
functionalistAn adherent of functionalism / functionalism
loyalist, stalwartA person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in times of revolt)
philhellene, philhellenist, GraecophileAn admirer of Greece and everything Greek
pillar, mainstayA prominent supporter
secondersomeone who endorses a motion or petition as a necessary preliminary to a discussion or vote
subscriber, endorser, indorser, ratifiersomeone who expresses strong approval
sympathizer, sympathiser, well-wishersomeone who shares your feelings or opinions and hopes that you will be successful
toaster, wassailersomeone who proposes a toast
upholder, maintainer, sustainersomeone who upholds or maintains
voucher, verifiersomeone who vouches / vouches for another or for the correctness of a statement
Broaderadvocate, advocator, proponent, exponentA person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
Spanishadepta, adepto, aficionada, aficionado, amiga, amigo, entusiasta, seguidora, seguidor
Catalanadepta, adepte, aficionada, aficionat, amic, amiga, entusiasta, protagonista, seguidora, seguidor
Verbschampionprotect or fight for as a champion
English > champion: 6 senses > noun 4, person
Meaningsomeone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field / field.
Synonymsace, adept, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz
Narrowertrack starA star runner
BroaderexpertA person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
Spanishasistente, as, crack, diestro, ducho, estrella, experto, genio, hacha, maven, mavin, superestrella, virtuoso, wiz
Catalanas, crack, destre, estrella, expert, geni, maven, virtuós, wiz
English > champion: 6 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningprotect or fight for as a champion.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymdefend
Broaderback, endorse, indorse, plump for, plunk for, supportBe behind
Spanishabogar, acaudillar, defender
Catalanadvocar per, defensar
Nounschampionsomeone who fights / fights for a cause
championa person who backs a politician or a team etc.

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