titleholder

[tahyt-l-hohl-der]

noun

a person who holds a title.
Sports. a person who holds a championship; present champion.

Nearby words

  1. title ix,
  2. title lining,
  3. title page,
  4. title role,
  5. titled,
  6. titles,
  7. titleship,
  8. titlist,
  9. titman,
  10. titmouse

Origin of titleholder

First recorded in 1900–05; title + holder

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British Dictionary definitions for titleholder

titleholder

noun

a person who holds a title, esp a sporting championship
Derived Formstitleholding, adjective

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