HyperDic: contestant

English > 2 senses of the word contestant:
NOUNperson contestanta person who participates in competitions
person contestant, dissenter, dissident, protester, objectora person who dissents from some established policy
contestant > pronunciation
Soundskahnteh'stahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > contestant: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who participates in competitions.
Narroweragonistsomeone involved in a contest / contest or battle (as in an agon)
athlete, jockA person trained to compete in sports
defaulterA contestant who forfeits a match
entrantOne who enters a competition
long shotA contestant that is unlikely to win
loser, also-ranA contestant who loses the contest
opposition, opponent, oppositeA contestant that you are matched against
outsiderA contestant (human or animal) not considered to have a good chance to win
player, participantA person who participates in or is skilled at some game / game
pothuntersomeone who participates in contests in order to collect trophies
qualifierA contestant who meets certain requirements and so qualifies to take part in the next stage / stage of competition
rival, challenger, competitor, competition, contenderThe contestant you hope to defeat
starterA contestant in a team sport who is in the game / game / game at the beginning
winner, victorThe contestant who wins / wins the contest / contest
withdrawerA contestant who withdraws from competition
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishadversario, concursante, contendiente, participante
Catalanconcursant, contendent, participant
English > contestant: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who dissents from some established policy.
Synonymsdissenter, dissident, protester, objector
NarrowerNIMBYsomeone who objects to siting something in their own neighborhood but does not object to it being sited elsewhere
conscientious objector, COOne who refuses / refuses to serve in the armed forces on grounds of conscience
nonconformist, recusantsomeone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct
political dissidentA dissenter from political orthodoxy
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishcontestatario, disidencia, disidente, manifestante, objetante, objetor
Catalancontestatari, dissident, objector

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