Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun contestant

2 senses of contestant

Sense 1
contestant -- (a person who participates in competitions)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 2
dissenter, dissident, protester, objector, contestant -- (a person who dissents from some established policy)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

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