champion
Pronunciation
  • (GA, RP) IPA: /ˈtʃæmpiən/
Noun

champion (plural champions)

  1. An ongoing winner in a game or contest.
    The defending champion is expected to defeat his challenger.
  2. 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.
  3. Someone who fights for a cause or status.
    champion of women's suffrage
  4. Someone who fights on another's behalf.
    champion of the poor
Translations Translations Adjective

champion (not comparable)

  1. (attributive) Acting as a champion; that has defeated all one's competitors.
  2. (attributive) Excellent; beyond compare.
  3. (predicative, Ireland, British, dialect) Excellent; brilliant; superb; deserving of high praise.
    "That rollercoaster was champion," laughed Vinny.
Related terms Verb

champion (champions, present participle championing; past and past participle championed)

  1. (transitive) To promote, advocate, or act as a champion for (a cause, etc.).
  2. (obsolete, transitive) To challenge.
Translations
Champion
Proper noun
  1. Surname
  2. A village in Vulcan County, Alberta.
  3. A ghost town in California.
  4. An unincorporated community in Marquette County, Michigan.
  5. An unincorporated community/and/census-designated place in Chase County, Nebraska.
  6. A town/and/hamlet in Jefferson County, New York.
  7. An unincorporated community in Green Bay, Brown County.



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