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. Pat Riley:

    When a milestone is conquered, the subtle erosion called entitlement begins its consuming grind. The team regards its greatness as a trait and a right. Half hearted effort becomes habit and saps a champion.

  2. Richard Goyder:

    Adam was clear he did not want his decision to detract from the moment for the 2021 inductees, adam remains a great champion and leader of our game who has given more to our sport than he received in return.

  3. Henry Mazurek:

    He really believes that (his father) was a champion of someone who was voiceless in his religion.

  4. Candice Bergen:

    In the past 15 years .?.?. I have put on 30 pounds. I live to eat. None of this ‘eat to live’ stuff for me. I am a champion eater. No carb is safe — no fat, either.

  5. Roger Hanshaw:

    I have been hoping for some time that West Virginia would gain national attention for our newly celebrated efforts to create, grow and champion a new and diverse 21st Century economy in the Mountain State, i plan to continue doing the work that leads to large capital investments, creating countless new careers here in our state, and I continue to hope the spotlight will find us for the right reasons.

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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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