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A boy or man who is the overall champion in a sports competition, especially at a school or college.
winner, champion, conqueror, vanquisher, conquering hero, heroView synonyms
- ‘Senior pupils were being awarded the victor ludorum, which made a great impression on me.’
Latin, literally victor of the games.
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