[ trih-tag-uh-nist ]
/ trɪˈtæg ə nɪst /
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Origin of tritagonist
1885–90; < Greek tritagōnistḗs, equivalent to trit(ós) third + agōnistḗs actor, competitor, agent derivative of agōnízesthai to contend, struggle, compete for the acting prize
Words nearby tritagonist
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Example sentences from the Web for tritagonist
Tritagonist, tri-tag′on-ist, n. the third actor in the Greek drama.