Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that wins, especially a victor in sports or a notably successful person.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which wins; a successful contestant or competitor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who wins, or gains by success in competition, contest, or gaming.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who has won or often wins.
  • noun sports A point or goal that wins a competition.

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

  • noun a person with a record of successes
  • noun a gambler who wins a bet
  • noun the contestant who wins the contest

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Examples

  • Even if United wins its remaining three games, its final tally of 82 points would be the lowest total by the title winner in a decade and 13 points fewer than the record set by Chelsea in the 2004-05 campaign.

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  • The May 11th airing will feature the Osmonds crowning one amazing mom as the title winner, per the results of an online viewer polling.

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  • Tursunov, ranked 46th in the world and a title winner already this year at Rosmalen, saved two set points against his serve in the 12th game of the opening set, holding to force the tiebreaker.

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  • The difference between myself and the title winner last year was a single point.

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  • The difference between myself and the title winner last year was a single point.

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  • The title winner for the foil was Columbia/Barnard's Nicole Ross, who defeated Penn State's Doris Willette, 15-9, for the gold.

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  • The title winner for the foil was Columbia/Barnard's Nicole Ross, who defeated Penn State's Doris Willette, 15-9, for the gold.

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  • The difference between myself and the title winner last year was a single point.

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  • The difference between myself and the title winner last year was a single point.

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  • The difference between myself and the title winner last year was a single point.

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  • A woman received 2nd Prize for her delicious sponge cake in a baking contest. Turns out that she was the only entrant to the contest, but she wasn't disappointed; once before she was the only entrant in a different baking contest and received 3rd Prize for her fruit cobbler!

    --Heard on NPR

    July 6, 2007

  • Ha! Definition of a true optimist. :-)

    July 8, 2007