titleholder

[ tahyt-l-hohl-der ]
/ ˈtaɪt lˌhoʊl dər /

noun

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

Origin of titleholder

First recorded in 1900–05; title + holder
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British Dictionary definitions for titleholder

titleholder

/ (ˈtaɪtəlˌhəʊldə) /

noun

a person who holds a title, esp a sporting championship

Derived Forms

titleholding, adjective
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