Meaning of contestant

con•test•ant

Pronunciation: (kun-tes'tunt), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who takes part in a contest or competition.
  2. a person who contests the results of an election.
  3. the party who, in proceedings in the probate court, contests the validity of a will.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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