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Definitions for contestant
kənˈtɛs təntcon·tes·tant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contestantnoun

    a person who participates in competitions

  2. dissenter, dissident, protester, objector, contestantnoun

    a person who dissents from some established policy


  1. contestantnoun

    A participant in a contest

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contestantnoun

    one who contests; an opponent; a litigant; a disputant; one who claims that which has been awarded to another

    Etymology: [Cf. F. contestant.]


  1. Contestant

    A contestant is someone who takes part in a competition, usually a professional competition or a game show on television. The participants competing against each other have to go through rounds. The winners may have to compete in later stages or rounds until there is just one winner.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of contestant in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of contestant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of contestant in a Sentence

  1. Michael Tarshi:

    He definitely learned a lot about how to maneuver, to incite conflict between each contestant and each political candidate.

  2. Ben Hatta:

    As soon as the medical tests came back, you ’d see that herpes was the biggest thing, and sometimes you ’d be the first person to tell a contestant that they had herpes. You ’d be like, ‘ Uh, you should call your doctor. ’ Why ? ‘ We’re not going to be able to have you on our show, but you should call your doctor. ’.

  3. Kristin Sausville:

    On the one hand, it was nice not to have to worry about what anyone else was wagering, but at the same time, it meant that all of the contestant coordinators, compliance people, and stage crew were standing around me.

  4. Ryan Seacrest:

    We were in San Francisco, and they said, 'We've got a contestant that's just going to jump into the line,' and up walked Kim and Kanye—Kim pregnant and Kanye enthusiastic and ready to go in there. He walks in there and does a lyric about J.Lo from one of his songs.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    The participant of a reality show ought to do a lot of research not only for the content but also for the real intent of the top judges, sponsors and the program makers to be first getting selected and then staying and growing there as contestant.

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