Contestant definition

kən-tĕstənt, kŏntĕstənt
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One taking part in a contest; a competitor.
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One that competes in a contest.
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A person who contests a claim, decision, etc.
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One that contests or disputes something, such as an election or a will.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
contestant
Plural:
contestants

Origin of contestant

  • From French contestant, present participle of contester.

    From Wiktionary