What does Champion mean?

Definitions for Champion
ˈtʃæm pi ənCham·pi·on

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Champion.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. champion, champ, title-holdernoun

    someone who has won first place in a competition

  2. champion, fighter, hero, paladinnoun

    someone who fights for a cause

  3. supporter, protagonist, champion, admirer, booster, friendnoun

    a person who backs a politician or a team etc.

    "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"

  4. ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wizadjective

    someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

  5. champion, prizewinningverb

    holding first place in a contest

    "a champion show dog"; "a prizewinning wine"

  6. champion, defendverb

    protect or fight for as a champion

Wiktionary

  1. championnoun

    Someone who has been a winner in a contest.

  2. championnoun

    Someone who is chosen to represent a group of people in a contest.

  3. championverb

    to promote, advocate, or act as a champion for

  4. championadjective

    Acting as a champion; that has defeated all one's competitors.

  5. championadjective

    Excellent; beyond compare.

  6. championadjective

    (predicative) (Ireland, colloquial) Excellent; superb; deserving of high praise.

    "That roller coaster was champion," laughed Vinny.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Championverb

    to furnish with a champion; to attend or defend as champion; to support or maintain; to protect

Freebase

  1. Champion

    A champion is the victor in a challenge, contest or competition. There can be a territorial pyramid of championships, e.g. local, regional / provincial, state, national, continental and world championships, and even further divisions at one or more of these levels, as in soccer. Their champions can be accordingly styled, e.g. national champion, world champion. In certain disciplines, there are specific titles for champions, either descriptive, as the baspehlivan in Turkish oil wrestling, yokozuna in Japanese sumo wrestling; or copied from real life, such as the koenig and kaiser in traditional archery competitions in the Low Countries. ⁕In a broader sense, nearly any sort of competition can be considered a championship, and the winner of it a champion. Thus, there are championships for many non-sporting competitions such as spelling bees or wargames. In this context, it is used as a noun. An example would be, "Bianca is a CHAMPION". ⁕It is also possible to champion a cause. In an ideological sense, encompassing religion, a champion may be an evangelist, a visionary advocate who clears the field for the triumph of the idea. Or the champion may merely make a strong case for a new corporate division to a resistant board of directors. Such a champion may take on responsibility for publicizing the project and garnering funding. But in this case he or she is beyond a simple promoter. The word is thus used as a verb. An example is, "The fundraiser championed rights for everyone."

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Champion

    cham′pi-un, n. one who fights in single combat for himself or for another: one who defends a cause: a successful combatant: in boxing, running, &c., one who has excelled all others: a hero:—fem. Cham′pioness.—adj. acting as champion, first: first-class.—v.t. (obs.) to challenge: to defend: to support.—n. Cham′pionship. [Fr.,—Low L. campio, campion-em—L. campus, a plain, a place for games.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. champion

    The great champion of England, who at the coronation of the sovereign throws down his gauntlet, and defies all comers. Held at the coronations of George IV., William IV., and Victoria, by a naval officer, a middy in 1821.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Champion' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3088

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Champion' in Nouns Frequency: #983

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Champion in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Champion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Champion in a Sentence

  1. Robert Smith:

    Is a professional boxer going to drop everything to go and fight in the Olympics ? Pros take three rounds to warm up. It's a different discipline, i wouldn't have thought anyone who's already been there, done it, been a world champion, wants to go back and jeopardize what they've already achieved.

  2. Wim Fissette:

    You never know with Serena, she's an unbelievable champion and with those champions they have a different mindset, though I don't see it happening.

  3. Rob Gifford:

    During these challenging times, the NRAEF's mission to support the industry's workforce is more important than ever, with Guy as our champion and the support of so many generous companies, we can help get our family of restaurant workers back on their feet.

  4. Roy Jones:

    Mike Tyson said Thursday in an online press conference. Im coming to fight, and I hope hes coming to fight, and thats all you need to know. Promoters of the pay-per-view spectacle announced that Los Angeles Staples Center will be the site of the 54-year-old Tysons return to boxing on Nov. 28 for an eight-round main event against the 51-year-old Jones. Tysons last official bout was in June 2005, and the former undisputed heavyweight champion hasnt held a title since 1996. Roy Jones fought steadily through Roy Jones 40s, long after Roy Jones super middleweight and light heavyweight title reigns had ended, with his most recent bout in February 2018. Roy Jones also laughs at the idea that any time spent inside a boxing ring with Mike Tyson could ever be a mere exhibition, even though California commission officials have made it clear that Mike Tyson and Roy Jones shouldnt be attempting to seriously hurt each other during a fight with two-minute rounds. Officials say they plan to stop the bout if either fighter is cut or significantly injured. Who goes in the ring with the great, legendary Mike Tyson and thinks its an exhibition ? twelve-ounce gloves ? No headgear ? Really ? This is an exhibition ? Come on, bruh. Be real. In short, Mike Tyson and Roy Jones said everything one might expect from two cagey veterans of the fight game to promote real sporting interest in this endeavor, which came to life after the online world saw footage of Mike Tyson looking impressive while sparring earlier this year. Roy Jones eagerly accepted the opportunity for Mike Tyson highest-profile fight in a decade. Mike Tyson and Roy Jones believe theyll be able to put on a show worthy of their legends. Theyre also eager to be the latest in the growing line of athletes competing at elite levels into their 40s and beyond with improvements in sports science, nutrition and training. When I came along, at 32 years old, you were considered an old guy.

  5. Tarin Pairor:

    Everyone wants to be world champion at least once, even if I get world champion, I don't think I would ever stop playing.

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Translations for Champion

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  • بطلArabic
  • защитавам, защитник, поборник, шампио́н, отличен, подкрепямBulgarian
  • mistr, šampión, přeborníkCzech
  • hyrwyddwrWelsh
  • forfægte, forsvare, mesterlig, champion, førsteklasses, mesterDanish
  • Champion, Meister, Sieger, GewinnerGerman
  • υπέρμαχος, υπερασπιστής, πρωταθλητής, προασπίζω, υπερασπίζομαιGreek
  • ĉampionoEsperanto
  • campeónSpanish
  • mestari, puolustaa, [[taistella]] [[jokuFinnish
  • meistariFaroese
  • championner, champion, championneFrench
  • seaimpín, curadhIrish
  • gaisgeachScottish Gaelic
  • אלוף, אלופהHebrew
  • bajnokHungarian
  • չեմպիոնArmenian
  • juara, pemenangIndonesian
  • campione, campionessaItalian
  • チャンピオン, 優勝者, 擁護者Japanese
  • នារីចើងឯក, បុរសចើងឯកKhmer
  • 챔피언Korean
  • propugnatrix, adversaria, propugnator, adversarius, praesesLatin
  • papatūMāori
  • voorvechter, eerste klasse, voorvechten, kampioen, meesterlijkDutch
  • championNorwegian
  • اتله, اتلPashto, Pushto
  • campeãoPortuguese
  • campion, campioanăRomanian
  • защища́ть, чемпио́нка, победи́тель, защи́тник, чемпио́н, победи́тельница, защи́тница, побо́рник, побо́рница, отста́иватьRussian
  • prvak, pobednik, pobornik, zagovornikSerbo-Croatian
  • majster, šampión, preborníkSlovak
  • prvakSlovene
  • kampionAlbanian
  • mästare, vinnare, kämpa förSwedish
  • bingwaSwahili
  • şampiyonTurkish
  • چیمپیئنUrdu
  • quán quânVietnamese
  • מײַסטערYiddish
  • 冠軍Chinese

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