[ prahyz-win-er ]
See synonyms for: prizewinnerprizewinning on

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

Origin of prizewinner

First recorded in 1890–95; prize1 + winner

Other words from prizewinner

  • prizewinning, adjective

Words Nearby prizewinner Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use prizewinner in a sentence

  • If the applause of the company was a guide, this prizewinner is a very popular figure among our "National fillers."

    A Boswell of Baghdad | E. V. Lucas
  • The honor of being a friend of the prizewinner is enough for me.

    Anne Of The Island | Lucy Maud Montgomery

British Dictionary definitions for prizewinner


/ (ˈpraɪzˌwɪnə) /

  1. a person, animal, or thing that wins a prize

Derived forms of prizewinner

  • prizewinning, adjective

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