Definition of Contestant

1. Noun. A person who participates in competitions.




2. Noun. A person who dissents from some established policy.

Definition of Contestant

1. n. One who contests; an opponent; a litigant; a disputant; one who claims that which has been awarded to another.

Definition of Contestant

1. Noun. A participant in a contest ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Contestant

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contestant

conterminal
conterminant
conterminate
conterminous
conterminously
conterminousness
contes
contessa
contessas
contesseration
contest
contest competition
contest shape
contestability
contestable
contestant (current term)
contestants
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contestations
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contestee
contester
contesters
contestible
contesting
contestingly
contests
context
context-free
context-free grammar

Literary usage of Contestant

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1. Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the Territory of New Mexico by Supreme Court, New Mexico, New Mexico Supreme Court (1890)
"On the 7th day of February, 1887, the contestant filed in the office of said clerk a motion to strike out the said answer, among other reasons, ..."

2. Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the Territory of New Mexico by New Mexico Supreme Court, Supreme Court, New Mexico (1896)
"Section 1236: "The respondent now alleges in his answer any new matter, material to the issue, showing that the contestant is not legally ..."

3. Business Law for Business Men: A Reference Book Showing the Laws of by Anthony Jennings Bledsoe (1907)
"(f)—Death of contestant.—Where a contestant dies, before the end of a case, the contest will not necessarily fall to the ground; but the heirs of the ..."

4. The Lower Canada Jurist: Collection de Décisions Du Bas Canada by Strachan Bethune, John Sprott Archibald, William Hey, John Stuart Buchan (1883)
"... doth dismiss the said contestation and maintain and reaffirm the said collocation, with costs in the said Superior Court against the contestant in favor ..."

5. The Upper Canada Law Journal and Municipal and Local Courts' Gazette by Canadian Bar Association (1858)
"J.—After a substituted service of contestant's no tice on the member (allowed ... The answer am notice served by the contestant and a requisition to take ..."

6. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1887)
"pan у by which that Company DO longer is a contestant in the cause. Time is given the Railroad Company until the 19th day of March next to make a further ..."

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