winner

[ win-er ]
/ ˈwɪn ər /

noun

a person or thing that wins; victor.

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Idioms for winner

    winner take all, a situation or outcome whereby the winner receives all the prizes or rewards.

Origin of winner

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at win1, -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM winner

non·win·ner, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for winner

winner
/ (ˈwɪnə) /

noun

a person or thing that wins
informal a person or thing that seems sure to win or succeed
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