[ prahyz-win-er ]
/ ˈpraɪzˌwɪn ər /


a person or thing that wins a prize or is deserving of a prize.

Words nearby prizewinner

Origin of prizewinner

First recorded in 1890–95; prize1 + winner

OTHER WORDS FROM prizewinner

prize·win·ning, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for prizewinner

  • The honor of being a friend of the prizewinner is enough for me.

    Anne Of The Island|Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • If the applause of the company was a guide, this prizewinner is a very popular figure among our "National fillers."

British Dictionary definitions for prizewinner

/ (ˈpraɪzˌwɪnə) /


a person, animal, or thing that wins a prize

Derived forms of prizewinner

prizewinning, adjective
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