1. [ noun ] (games) someone who has won first place in a competition
Synonyms: title-holder champ
Related terms: rival record-breaker
2. [ verb ] protect or fight for as a champion
Synonyms: defend
Related terms: back defender
3. [ noun ] someone who fights for a cause
Synonyms: hero fighter paladin
Related terms: defender infracaninophile crusade
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 1899
5. [ adjective ] holding first place in a contest
Synonyms: prizewinning

"a champion show dog" "a prizewinning wine"

Related terms: best
6. [ noun ] someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
Synonyms: star wizard ace whiz virtuoso sensation hotshot genius whizz maven mavin superstar wiz adept
Related terms: expert track_star star
7. [ adjective ] clearly superior or having the attributes of a winner

"a champion at teaching"

Related terms: superior
8. [ noun ] a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
Synonyms: supporter admirer protagonist friend booster

"all their supporters came out for the game" "they are friends of the library"

Related terms: advocate convert Confederate loyalist free_trader enthusiast believer seconder subscriber Francophile Whig Jacobite functionalist Cavalier verifier Shavian maintainer sympathizer philhellene boswell new_dealer toaster anglophile Roundhead pillar cheerleader promote defend back
Similar spelling:   Champine