contestant

[ kuh n-tes-tuh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF contestant
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The news soon spread that Jim had entered as a contestant in the race.

The best sport is found when no one contestant wins too often.

And every contestant in the games is temperate in all things.

He knew how the information could be handed to the contestant!

There was to be a golf tournament the following day, and Verbeck was a contestant.

It says, too, I see, that it takes six points to become a contestant.'

I was not a contestant, but, notwithstanding, had occasion to use my weapon.

One of the rules of that particular game is that the contestant must be a newcomer.

Our contestant, this guy who meets the Russian's challenge, has to be a newcomer?

The Kankanay as well as the Nabaloi contestant always appeals to the sun.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, from French contestant, present participle of contester (see contest (v.)).

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