[ UK /wˈɪnɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈwɪnɝ/ ]
  1. the contestant who wins the contest
  2. a person with a record of successes
    his son would never be the achiever that his father was
    only winners need apply
    if you want to be a success you have to dress like a success
  3. a gambler who wins a bet
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How To Use winner In A Sentence

  • We were kept on tenterhooks for hours while the judges chose the winner.
  • The winners of these two encounters will contest the final from 7pm. Times, Sunday Times
  • In her acceptance speech, the winner thanked the almighty and promised to do even better at the all-India level.
  • Challenge trophies and prize monies are to be awarded to the winners, runners-up and other outstanding performers.
  • Proof of permanent residence of winner will be required. The Sun
  • Three cheers for the winner!
  • To say he had given up would be wrong, but intuition seemed to tell him who the winner would be. Times, Sunday Times
  • Will you arrange the publication of the names of the winners?
  • Winners will be picked from all correct answers received. Times, Sunday Times
  • With the new points system, which has reduced the number of points for winners and runners-up, it pays to be consistent.
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