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winner

[ win-er ]
/ ˈwɪn ər /
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noun
a person or thing that wins; victor: All three winners received plaques for their winning presentations.A yearling Teeswater sheep took the limelight yesterday when it was crowned the overall winner of the interbreed Wool on the Hoof competition.
a person or thing that is marked by consistently or thoroughly excellent quality, performance, etc. (opposed to loser def. 2c): This brownie recipe is a real winner—I’ve made it countless times and it always turns out beautifully.
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Idioms about winner

    winner take(s) all. See entry at winner take all

Origin of winner

A 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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