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Winners of games and competitions - thesaurus

Synonyms

winner

noun

someone who wins a race, competition, or prize

champion

noun

someone who has won an important competition, especially in sport

laureate

noun

someone who has won a prize for their achievements, especially a Nobel Prize

record-holder

noun

someone who has done something faster, longer, better etc than anyone else

dark horse

noun

someone who wins a race, competition, election etc that no one expected them to win

medalist

the American spelling of medallist

victor

noun

formal the winner of a competition or battle

champ

noun

informal a champion

medallist

noun

someone who has won a medal in a competition

gold medallist

noun

someone who wins a gold medal

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giant killer

noun

Britishmainly journalism someone who defeats a much more powerful, skilful, or famous opponent in a sport

steamroller

noun

informal someone or something that defeats or destroys an opponent completely

title-holder

noun

the winner of a sports competition

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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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