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Meaning of CONTENDER

Pronunciation:  kunt'endur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the contestant you hope to defeat; "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"

CONTENDER is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: challenger, competition, competitor, rival
 See Also: champ, champion, comer, contestant, enemy, favorite, favourite, finalist, foe, front-runner, king, queen, runner-up, second best, semifinalist, street fighter, tier, tilter, title-holder, world-beater



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con*tend"er\, n.
One who contends; a contestant.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: battler, belligerent, belted knight, bickerer, blade, bravo, brawler, bully, bullyboy, combatant, competitor, contestant, corrival, disputant, duelist, emulator, enforcer, entrant, fencer, feuder, fighter, fighting cock, foilsman, gamecock, gladiator, goon, gorilla, hatchet man, hood, hoodlum, hooligan, jouster, knight, militant, player, plug-ugly, quarreler, rioter, rival, rough, rowdy, ruffian, sabreur, scrapper, scuffler, squabbler, strong arm, strong-arm man, strong-armer, struggler, swashbuckler, sword, swordplayer, swordsman, the field, thug, tilter, tough, tussler, vier, wrangler