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Definition of "championship" []

  • The position or title of a winner. (noun)
  • Defense or support; advocacy: her championship of the elderly and their rights. (noun)
  • A competition or series of competitions held to determine a winner. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "championship" in a sentence
  • "Critics who have urged the department to investigate the Bowl Championship Series contend it unfairly gives some schools preferential access to the title championship game and top-tier end-of-the-season bowl contents."
  • "While it may be too early to mention the term championship hangover, the Victory looked lethargic inside the opening 15 minutes as the Mariners went two-up."
  • "Whether a championship is at stake or not, one - sided bouts in which a devastating puncher is at work must be halted, if not by the corner, then by the referee or doctor."