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UK [ˈwɪnə(r)] / US [ˈwɪnər] noun [countable]
Word forms "winner":
singular winner plural winners
1)
a) someone who wins a race, competition, or prize

The winner of the tournament gets £50,000.

She was a gold medal winner at the last Olympics.

There was a standing ovation for the three-time winner of the competition.

decide the winner (= decide who is the winner):

The next shot would decide the winner.

b) the goal or shot that wins a game

Phillips scored the winner only three minutes from time.

2) informal something that is very popular or successful

Her latest book looks like another winner.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Winner, SD — U.S. city in South Dakota Population (2000): 3137 Housing Units (2000): 1526 Land area (2000): 1.544848 sq. miles (4.001139 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.544848 sq. miles (4.001139 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Winner — Win ner, n. One who wins, or gains by success in competition, contest, or gaming. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • winner — mid 14c., agent noun from WIN (Cf. win) …   Etymology dictionary

  • winner — *victor, conqueror, champion, vanquisher Antonyms: loser …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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  • winner — ► NOUN 1) a person or thing that wins. 2) informal a successful or highly promising thing …   English terms dictionary

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