Definition of Champion

1. Noun. Someone who has won first place in a competition.

Exact synonyms: Champ, Title-holder
Specialized synonyms: Record-breaker, Record-holder
Generic synonyms: Challenger, Competition, Competitor, Contender, Rival



2. Verb. Protect or fight for as a champion.
Exact synonyms: Defend
Generic synonyms: Back, Endorse, Indorse, Plump For, Plunk For, Support
Derivative terms: Defender, Defensible

3. Adjective. Holding first place in a contest. "A prizewinning wine"
Exact synonyms: Prizewinning
Similar to: Best

4. Noun. Someone who fights for a cause.
Exact synonyms: Fighter, Hero, Paladin
Generic synonyms: Defender, Guardian, Protector, Shielder
Derivative terms: Fight, Heroical

5. Noun. A person who backs a politician or a team etc.. "They are friends of the library"

6. Noun. Someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field.
Exact synonyms: Ace, Adept, Genius, Hotshot, Maven, Mavin, Sensation, Star, Superstar, Virtuoso, Whiz, Whizz, Wiz, Wizard
Generic synonyms: Expert
Specialized synonyms: Track Star
Derivative terms: Ace, Adept, Star, Virtuoso

Definition of Champion

1. n. One who engages in any contest; esp. one who in ancient times contended in single combat in behalf of another's honor or rights; or one who now acts or speaks in behalf of a person or a cause; a defender; an advocate; a hero.

2. v. t. To furnish with a champion; to attend or defend as champion; to support or maintain; to protect.

Definition of Champion

1. Noun. Someone who has been a winner in a contest. ¹

2. Noun. Someone who is chosen to represent a group of people in a contest. ¹

3. Adjective. (attributive) Acting as a champion; that has defeated all one's competitors. ¹

4. Adjective. (attributive) Excellent; beyond compare. ¹

5. Adjective. (''predicative'') (''Ireland, colloquial'') Excellent; superb; deserving of high praise. ¹

6. Verb. (usually of a cause) to promote, advocate, or act as a champion for ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Champion

1. to defend or support [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Champion

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champers
champerties
champertor
champertors
champertous
champerty
champeta
champfrein
champfreins
champian
champians
champignon
champignons
champing
champion (current term)
champion-elect
champion lode
championed
championess
championesses
championing
championless
champions
champions-elect
championship
championships
champleve
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Literary usage of Champion

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1888)
"Her son Thomas, who performed the duties of champion at the coronations of Henry IV ... Philip acted as champion at Henry VI's coronation, and died in 1455. ..."

2. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1913)
"At the time of her marriage to Mr. champion, who has been the ... Mr. champion has been one of the most ardent hunters in Portland for many years, ..."

3. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"For now unto the champion This have I for to seie, " This is the yonge ... the champion So wonderously sore. ..."

4. The Works of A. Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
"CHAPTER XXIV HOW A champion CAME FORTH FROM THE EAST THE Bordeaux lists were, as has already been explained, situated upon the plain near the river upon ..."

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