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Definition of "semifinalist" [semifinalist]

  • A person who competes in the semifinals, the heat the winner of which goes on to compete in the finals. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "semifinalist" in a sentence
  • "The first-time Grand Slam semifinalist is 13-5 at Roland Garros and 7-15 in other major events."
  • "And the two-time Wimbledon semifinalist is not dwelling on how he will be remembered a couple of hundred years from now."
  • "Crosby was named a semifinalist for the Lou Groza Award - given to the best college place-kicker - on Thursday."