What does contestant mean?

Definitions for contestant
kənˈtɛs təntcon·tes·tant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contestant(noun)

    a person who participates in competitions

  2. dissenter, dissident, protester, objector, contestant(noun)

    a person who dissents from some established policy


  1. contestant(Noun)

    A participant in a contest

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contestant(noun)

    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. Alex
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How to say contestant in sign language?

  1. contestant


  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. 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. ’.

  2. Kristin Sausville:

    It was more nerve-wracking to be the only person on stage, 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Alex Trebek:

    It is true that for the most recent Jeopardy! contestant tryouts, Canadians were precluded from taking the online test, since the show must now comply with new rules set down by the Canadian government.

  5. Simon Cowell:

    You have made the boring fascinating, i honestly think you are the most improved contestant we have seen on this show so far.

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