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Noun: protagonist  prow'ta-gu-nist [N. Amer], pru'ta-gu-nist [Brit]
  1. A person who backs a politician or a team etc.
    "all their protagonists came out for the game";
    - supporter, champion, admirer, booster, friend
  2. The principal character in a work of fiction
    - agonist

Derived forms: protagonists

Type of: advocate, advocator, character, exponent, fictional character, fictitious character, proponent

Encyclopedia: Protagonist