Related formsun·con·test·ant, noun
Examples from the Web for contestant
Any Miss America contestant who betrays herself to be a sexually autonomous being will be quickly sent packing.
That contestant also happens to be Cuba Gooding, Jr., Oscar-winner for Jerry Maguire and major hockey fan.Viral Video of the Day: Cuba Shows Us the Money On Ice|Jack Holmes|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They are told that Miss America has evolved, but shown a contestant waxing rhapsodic about Barbie.
You, playing along at home, might say C when the contestant says D, but the subsequent step is straightforward.How I Taught Arthur Chu to Be the ‘Jeopardy!’ Champ Everyone Loves to Hate|Keith Williams|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Before he was an Idol contestant, he was a special ed teacher.
The questions asked, the camera began switching from the contestant's face to the tense faces in the audience.The Electronic Mind Reader|John Blaine
One of the rules of that particular game is that the contestant must be a newcomer.Voyage To Eternity|Milton Lesser
Every contestant has got to touch the tree before he starts to come back; otherwise he'll be counted out.The Rover Boys on Snowshoe Island|Edward Stratemeyer
No candidate for a college athletic team, or contestant in a race, would think of using tobacco while in training.Practical Ethics|William DeWitt Hyde
No boat can leave a division point until every contestant is there to make an even start.Motor Boat Boys Mississippi Cruise|Louis Arundel