Definitions for Champion
ˈtʃæm pi əncham·pi·on
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Champion.
champion, champ, title-holdernoun
someone who has won first place in a competition
champion, fighter, hero, paladinnoun
someone who fights for a cause
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"
ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wizadjective
someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
holding first place in a contest
"a champion show dog"; "a prizewinning wine"
protect or fight for as a champion
Someone who has been a winner in a contest.
Someone who is chosen to represent a group of people in a contest.
to promote, advocate, or act as a champion for
Acting as a champion; that has defeated all one's competitors.
Excellent; beyond compare.
(predicative) (Ireland, colloquial) Excellent; superb; deserving of high praise.
"That roller coaster was champion," laughed Vinny.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: champion, Fr. campio, low Lat.
In many armies, if the matter should be tried by duel between two champions, the victory would go on the one side. Francis Bacon, Coll. of Good and Evil.
For hot, cold, moist, and dry, four champions fierce,
Strive here for mast’ry, and to battle bring
Their embryon atoms. Par. Lost, b. ii. l. 898.
O light of Trojans, and support of Troy,
Thy father’s champion, and thy country’s joy! Dryden.
At length the adverse admirals appear,
The two bold champions of each country’s right. Dryden.
A stouter champion never handled sword. William Shakespeare, H. VI.
This makes you incapable of conviction, and they applaud themselves as zealous champions for truth, when indeed they are contending for errour. John Locke.
To challenge to the combat.
Etymology: from the noun.
The seed of Banquo, kings!
Rather than so, come, fate, into the list,
And champion me to th’ utterance. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.
A champion (from the late Latin campio) 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 (artificial) divisions at one or more of these levels, as in association football. Their champions can be accordingly styled, e.g. national champion, world champion.
to furnish with a champion; to attend or defend as champion; to support or maintain; to protect
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
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
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
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Champion' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3088
Rank popularity for the word 'Champion' in Nouns Frequency: #983
The numerical value of Champion in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Champion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
He [ Nadal ] is an incredible champion, he’s never going to give up, regardless of the situation, so even closing it out against a top guy like that is always tough.
I have just to look forwards, i'm Wimbledon champion, so I will not ruin that.
Boy, that guy’s a champion, he's got a heck of a lot of courage, and I wish everybody else in the country would stand up and not take it sitting down.
I feel like it's going to be won on the track, there's obviously lots of things going on off the track -- it's F1, i feel it's going to go, most likely, to Abu Dhabi and whoever is going to be the winner there is going be the champion.
I was the only guy to knock him down when he was champion of the world, (Sonny) Liston was the biggest puncher I ever fought, but all around, the most skilled fighter, it was Muhammad Ali by far. It was an honor to fight the guy, and to this day I'm very proud of myself for what I accomplished in that fight.
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- шампио́н, отличен, защитник, защитавам, поборник, подкрепямBulgarian
- mistr, šampión, přeborníkCzech
- mester, forfægte, champion, mesterlig, forsvare, førsteklassesDanish
- Meister, Gewinner, Sieger, ChampionGerman
- προασπίζω, πρωταθλητής, υπερασπίζομαι, υπέρμαχος, υπερασπιστήςGreek
- [[taistella]] [[joku, puolustaa, mestariFinnish
- championne, championner, championFrench
- curadh, seaimpínIrish
- gaisgeachScottish Gaelic
- אלופה, אלוףHebrew
- juara, pemenangIndonesian
- campionessa, campioneItalian
- チャンピオン, 優勝者, 擁護者Japanese
- បុរសចើងឯក, នារីចើងឯកKhmer
- propugnator, propugnatrix, praeses, adversaria, adversariusLatin
- eerste klasse, meesterlijk, voorvechter, voorvechten, kampioenDutch
- اتله, اتلPashto, Pushto
- campion, campioanăRomanian
- защи́тница, защища́ть, защи́тник, победи́тельница, чемпио́н, побо́рник, отста́ивать, побо́рница, чемпио́нка, победи́тельRussian
- zagovornik, pobornik, pobednik, prvakSerbo-Croatian
- majster, šampión, preborníkSlovak
- mästare, vinnare, kämpa förSwedish
- quán quânVietnamese
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