victor: But you never know what some grown-ups are gonna like.
And audiences almost always judge who they believe to be the more aggressive debater as the victor.
She “tried to sell herself as something she was not,” victor told CNN.
But the number of undecided voters makes the victor difficult to predict, one pollster says.
A Stephen King of the Flushing housing projects and the blighted East Bay, victor LaValle is a master of comic-gothic noir.
Once pinned, with my knee on what I made out to be its chest, I knew that I was victor.
Democracy in America was a victor, and the republic had been established.
victor was vexed by the stranger's intrusion, but could not gainsay Mrs. Joyce.
Some showed not the slightest emotion,—as if they cared not who should be the victor, or which the victim.
The prisons were thrown open at the first sound of the victor's trumpet, and the captives implored to intercede for their jailers.
mid-14c., from Latin victorem (nominative victor) "a conqueror," agent noun from past participle stem of vincere "to conquer," from PIE root *weik- "to fight, conquer" (cf. Lithuanian apveikiu "to subdue, overcome," Old Church Slavonic veku "strength, power, age," Old Norse vigr "able in battle," Old English wigan "fight," Welsh gwych "brave, energetic," Old Irish fichim "I fight," second element in Celtic Ordovices "those who fight with hammers").