Winner - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwɪnər|  American pronunciation of the word winner
Brit.  |ˈwɪnə|  British pronunciation of the word winner

noun

- the contestant who wins the contest (syn: victor)
- a gambler who wins a bet
- a person with a record of successes(syn: achiever, succeeder, success)

only winners need apply

Examples

The winners will receive their medals shortly.

the winners and losers of the court case

With seconds left on the clock, she scored the winner.

Five lucky winners will each receive a signed copy of the album.

As a jockey he rode 10 winners.

The book has proved to be a winner with young children.

The company seems to be onto a winner (=doing something that is likely to be successful).

Moran scored the winner with only two minutes left.

In a capitalist society there will always be winners and losers.

The real winners this summer have been the suncream manufacturers.

She backed the winner of the race and won a lot of money.

He was the clear winner.

The winner showed top form.

The winner was awarded a gold medal.

The winner will take home the cup.

Word forms

noun
singular: winner
plural: winners
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