protagonist
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /pɹəˈtæ.ɡə.nɪst/
  • (America) IPA: /pɹoʊˈtæ.ɡə.nɪst/
Noun

protagonist (plural protagonists)

  1. (authorship) The main character, or one of the main characters, in any story, such as a literary work or drama.
    Antonyms: antagonist
  2. A leading person in a contest; a principal performer.
  3. (proscribed) An advocate or champion of a cause or course of action.
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