challenger challenger  /ˈtʃæ lən dʒər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the contestant you hope to defeat

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • He was a young Jew, the challenger.

News

  1. Rockaway Borough’s Little League to host Challenger League tournament

    The Challenger League, for children with disabilities, was established in 1986, by the Williamsport Little League. Bergen and Union counties in New Jersey had instituted their Challenger League programs in 1989. The Morris County Challenger Little League was formed in 1999.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Record

  2. Challenger Sports soccer camp in Grand Junction

    Challenger Sports soccer camp comes to Grand Junction
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KKCO Grand Junction

  3. Former challenger Binder calls on Speaker Fox to block 38 Studios payments

    Former challenger Binder calls on Speaker Fox to block 38 Studios payments
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Providence Journal

Quotes

  1. "If this is like other catastrophic failures of technological systems in modern history whether it was the sinking of the Titanic, Three Mile Island or the loss of the Challenger, we will likely discover that there was a cascade of failures:...
    on May 11, 2010 By: Jeff Bingaman Source: MiamiHerald.com

  2. "The Labour Party does not want a new leader, there is no vacancy, there is no challenger," Foreign Secretary David Miliband, who had been tipped as a possible challenger to Brown last year, told the BBC.
    on Jun 9, 2009 By: David Miliband Source: AFP

  3. "I think the great thing about it is that people will be thinking about Challenger and thinking about all the hard work lots of folks over many years have done to continue their mission," Morgan said last month.
    on Aug 7, 2007 By: Barbara Morgan Source: Guardian Unlimited

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