Definition of prizewinner in English:



  • A winner of a prize.

    • ‘Last year he was a prizewinner in the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow.’
    • ‘This is not to deny the efforts of the prizewinners.’
    • ‘Organisers plan to make this year extra special by making the dreams of the prizewinners come true, rather than giving out prescribed prizes.’
    • ‘The first, second and third prizewinners in the fancy dress competition will receive a copy of the first four Harry Potter books.’
    • ‘The prizewinners won art sets and all the schools were given prizes.’
    • ‘She has created a new blue cheese from the milk of the buffalo at Northallerton which she hopes will be a prizewinner at the British Cheese Awards, held in London next month.’
    • ‘Although they did not win medals this year, leading Irish designers have been regular prizewinners at Chelsea.’
    • ‘The welcome news was broken to prizewinners of last year's Tour de Tendring, which attracted 900 riders.’
    • ‘Hmm, is this the same Oscars which warned last year that prizewinners would have the band turned on them if they made anti-war statements?’
    • ‘The money was used for the prizewinners in the Champion of Champs category for large stock - male and female.’
    • ‘Livestock remains the nucleus of the event, with many animals already prizewinners from other top shows.’
    • ‘The prizewinners would come on, there'd be nothing to ask them, and they'd go off again.’
    • ‘The shortlist of around six writers will be announced on April 27, and the prizewinner will be honoured at an award ceremony on June 8.’
    • ‘At this time of the year, many of our would-be prizewinners should be in peak form.’
    • ‘My absolute favourite children's book of this year was a runner-up prizewinner in the Scottish Arts Council Book Awards.’
    • ‘When I saw it first at Venice last year, where it was a deserved prizewinner, the effect was spoiled by - of all things - the showing of the reels in the wrong order.’
    • ‘He was a prizewinner in 1988 at the Leipzig International Bach Competition in Spain, also receiving the special virtuoso prize for the most outstanding performance of the event.’
    • ‘This is a laurel from a new bush, but certainly a prizewinner.’
    • ‘For who, she points out, ever remembers anything about the Booker prizewinner other than the fact that he was once a bus driver - thanks to marketing hype and media stereotyping.’
    • ‘Lists of prizewinners are posted around the hospital.’
    champion, winner, medallist, cup winner, prizeman, victor
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