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Noun: champion  cham-pee-un
  1. Someone who has won first place in a competition
    - champ, title-holder
     
  2. Someone who fights for a cause
    - fighter, hero, paladin [archaic]
     
  3. A person who backs a politician or a team etc.
    "all their champions came out for the game";
    - supporter, protagonist, admirer, booster, friend
     
  4. Someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    - ace, adept, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz, megastar
Verb: champion  cham-pee-un
  1. Protect or fight for as a champion
    - defend
Adjective: champion  cham-pee-un
  1. Holding first place in a contest
    "a champion show dog";
    - prizewinning

Derived forms: championed, championing, champions

See also: best

Type of: advocate, advocator, back, challenger, competition, competitor, contender, defender, endorse, expert, exponent, guardian, indorse, plump for, plunk for, proponent, protector, rival, shielder, support

Encyclopedia: Champion, OH