What does the word opponent mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Opposing.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • One whoopposes; an antagonist. .

Usage examples for opponent

  1. At the finish he was covered with perspiration and confusion, while his opponent, apparently, had not begun to warm up. – Garrison's Finish A Romance of the Race-Course by W. B. M. Ferguson
  2. My opponent instantly leaped to his feet and started forward, drawing a revolver as he came. – My Lady of the North by Randall Parrish
  3. Every one turned astonished to Ebenstreit, who, pale as death, was powerless to utter a word, but stood staring at his opponent. – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach