HyperDic: protagonist

English > 2 senses of the word protagonist:
NOUNperson protagonist, supporter, champion, admirer, booster, frienda person who backs a politician or a team etc.
person protagonist, agonistthe principal character in a work of fiction
protagonist > pronunciation
Soundsprowtae'gahnahst
Rhymesabolitionist ... zoologist: 193 rhymes with ahst...
English > protagonist: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who backs a politician or a team etc..
Synonymssupporter, champion, 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
English > protagonist: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningThe principal character in a work of fiction.
Synonymagonist
NarrowerantiheroA protagonist who lacks the characteristics / characteristics that would make him a hero (or her a heroine)
Broaderfictional character, fictitious character, characterAn imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
Spanishprotagonista
Catalanprotagonista

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