semifinalist

[ sem-ee-fahyn-l-ist, sem-ahy- ]

nounSports.
  1. a participant or one qualified to participate in a semifinal.

Origin of semifinalist

1
1920–25; semifinal + -ist, on the model of finalist

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British Dictionary definitions for semifinalist

semifinalist

/ (ˌsɛmɪˈfaɪnəlɪst) /


noun
  1. a player or team taking part in a semifinal

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