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Meaning of CONTENDER

Pronunciation:  kunt'endur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the contestant you hope to defeat; "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"
 

CONTENDER is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: challenger, competition, competitor, rival
 
 See Also: champ, champion, comer, contestant, enemy, favorite, favourite, finalist, foe, front-runner, king, queen, runner-up, second best, semifinalist, street fighter, tier, tilter, title-holder, world-beater

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*tend"er\, n.
One who contends; a contestant.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: battler, belligerent, belted knight, bickerer, blade, bravo, brawler, bully, bullyboy, combatant, competitor, contestant, corrival, disputant, duelist, emulator, enforcer, entrant, fencer, feuder, fighter, fighting cock, foilsman, gamecock, gladiator, goon, gorilla, hatchet man, hood, hoodlum, hooligan, jouster, knight, militant, player, plug-ugly, quarreler, rioter, rival, rough, rowdy, ruffian, sabreur, scrapper, scuffler, squabbler, strong arm, strong-arm man, strong-armer, struggler, swashbuckler, sword, swordplayer, swordsman, the field, thug, tilter, tough, tussler, vier, wrangler
 

 

 

 

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