Dictionary.com

duelist

[ doo-uh-list, dyoo- ]
/ ˈdu ə lɪst, ˈdyu- /
Save This Word!

noun

a person who participates in a duel.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
Question 1 of 7
Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Also especially British, du·el·list .
Also called du·el·er; especially British, du·el·ler.

Origin of duelist

First recorded in 1585–95; duel + -ist
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for duelist

Book Your Online Tutor Now