Definition of agonistes in English:

agonistes

adjective

  • Used postpositively as an epithet with proper names: who is an agonist, engaged in a struggle or combat.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in John Milton (1608–1674), poet and polemicist. From ancient Greek ἀγωνιστής.

Pronunciation

agonistes

/ˌaɡəˈnɪstiːz/