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English noun: contestant

1. contestant (person) a person who participates in competitions


Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul


Narrower (hyponym)agonist, also-ran, athlete, challenger, competition, competitor, contender, defaulter, entrant, jock, long shot, loser, opponent, opposite, opposition, outsider, participant, player, pothunter, qualifier, rival, starter, victor, winner, withdrawer

2. contestant (person) a person who dissents from some established policy


Synonymsdissenter, dissident, objector, protester


Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul


Narrower (hyponym)CO, conscientious objector, NIMBY, nonconformist, political dissident, recusant









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