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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An award given to the one who performs worst in a game or contest.
  • n. Informal Acknowledgment of great inferiority, as in ability.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A prize or status, often unwelcome, awarded as a joke or disincentive to the loser of a contest or for poor performance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an award for the poorest performance in a competition; hence, metaphorically, the recognition of a strikingly inferior or incompetent performance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See prize.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a prize given to one who finishes last in a contest

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