a person who fights duels (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑dueler, ↑dueller, ↑duellist
Derivationally related forms: ↑duel (for: ↑duellist), ↑duel, ↑duel (for: ↑dueller), ↑duel (for: ↑dueler)
Hypernyms: ↑adversary, ↑antagonist, ↑opponent, ↑opposer, ↑resister

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  • Duelist — Du el*ist, n. [F. duelliste.] One who fights in single combat. [Written also {duellist}.] [1913 Webster] A duelist . . . always values himself upon his courage, his sense of honor, his fidelity and friendship. Hume. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • duelist — 1590s, from DUEL (Cf. duel) + IST (Cf. ist) …   Etymology dictionary

  • duelist — duèlist m DEFINICIJA v. duelant ETIMOLOGIJA vidi duel …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • duelist — dvikovininkas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Dvikovės sportininkas, nuolat dalyvaujantis varžybose. atitikmenys: angl. duelist vok. Zweikämpfer, m rus. двоеборец …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • duelist — duel ► NOUN 1) historical a pre arranged contest with deadly weapons between two people to settle a point of honour. 2) a contest between two parties. ► VERB (duelled, duelling; US dueled, dueling) ▪ fight a duel …   English terms dictionary

  • duelist — noun see duel II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • duelist — /dooh euh list, dyooh /, n. a person who participates in a duel. Also, esp. Brit., duellist. Also called dueler; esp. Brit., dueller. [1585 95; DUEL + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • duelist — noun A person who fights a duel Syn: dueler …   Wiktionary

  • duelist — Synonyms and related words: battler, belligerent, belted knight, bickerer, blade, bravo, brawler, bully, bullyboy, combatant, competitor, contender, contestant, disputant, enforcer, fencer, feuder, fighter, fighting cock, foilsman, gamecock,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • duelist — du·el·ist || duːəlɪst / djuː n. one who fights a duel, one who engages in formal combat with another person …   English contemporary dictionary

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