- un·con·test·ant, noun
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How to use contestant in a sentence
Isaacson said that contestants would make a video about their business and why they should be sent to space and that the winner would be announced by an independent panel of judges.Elon Musk’s SpaceX announces a spaceflight intended to raise money for St. Jude hospital | Christian Davenport | February 1, 2021 | Washington Post
She appeared in Shakespearean comedy and Eugene O’Neill melodrama on Broadway in the 1950s, was a television mainstay from the dawn of the medium and, at 82, became the oldest female contestant on “Dancing With the Stars.”Cloris Leachman, Oscar-winning actress who played Frau Blücher (neighhh!) in ‘Young Frankenstein,’ dies at 94 | Adam Bernstein | January 27, 2021 | Washington Post
I also think as a 17-year-old, I wasn’t really thinking about what the other contestants were thinking about.
Women are too often missing from business school case studies and even as contestants on Shark Tank.Men named Jo(h)n have written as many of 2020’s top business books as all women combined | jakemeth | December 20, 2020 | Fortune
The Protein Structure Prediction Center releases batches of target proteins, and contestants then submit their structure predictions for evaluation.Know when to fold ’em: How a company best known for playing games used A.I. to solve one of biology’s greatest mysteries | Jeremy Kahn | November 30, 2020 | Fortune
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 | THE DAILY BEAST
They are told that Miss America has evolved, but shown a contestant waxing rhapsodic about Barbie.
Similarly, the video selections for each contestant were wildly unequal, for no apparent reason.
Each contestant sings and/or dances, as the crowd cheers wholeheartedly.And the Wiener Is…My Trip to Brooklyn’s Smallest Penis Pageant | Tessa Miller | June 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
No contestant except the first leaves his place until tagged by the returning contestant.Games and Play for School Morale | Various
I was not a contestant, but, notwithstanding, had occasion to use my weapon.A Prince of Anahuac | James A. Porter
If the water is spilled over or the candle blows out, the contestant is out of the race.
An equal number of chalk marks are made upon the floor in front of each contestant.
Each contestant is given a row and is requested to try distances before being blindfolded.
British Dictionary definitions for contestant
a person who takes part in a contest; competitor
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