champion (plural champions)
- An ongoing winner in a game or contest.
- The defending champion is expected to defeat his challenger.
- Someone who is chosen to represent a group of people in a contest.
- Barcelona is eligible to play in FIFA Club World Cup as the champion of Europe.
- Someone who fights for a cause or status.
- champion of women's suffrage
- Someone who fights on another's behalf.
- champion of the poor
- French: champion, championne
- German: Sieger, Siegerin, Gewinner, Gewinnerin, Meister, Meisterin
- Italian: campione, campionessa
- Portuguese: campeão, campeã
- Russian: чемпио́н
- Spanish: campeón, campeona
champion (not comparable)
- (attributive) Acting as a champion; that has defeated all one's competitors.
- (attributive) Excellent; beyond compare.
- (predicative, Ireland, British, dialect) Excellent; brilliant; superb; deserving of high praise.
- "That rollercoaster was champion," laughed Vinny.
champion (champions, present participle championing; past and past participle championed)
- (transitive) To promote, advocate, or act as a champion for (a cause, etc.).
- (obsolete, transitive) To challenge.
- French: championner
- Russian: защища́ть
- A village in Vulcan County, Alberta.
- A ghost town in California.
- An unincorporated community in Marquette County, Michigan.
- An unincorporated community/and/census-designated place in Chase County, Nebraska.
- A town/and/hamlet in Jefferson County, New York.
- An unincorporated community in Green Bay, Brown County.