- A person or group that enters or takes part in something: the prize will be awarded to the entrant who wins the tiebreak the company is a new entrant into an established marketMore example sentences
new member, new arrival, beginner, newcomer, fresher, freshman, recruit, new boy/girl; novice, trainee, apprentice, probationer, tyro, initiate, neophyte; North American tenderfoot, hirecompetitor, contestant, contender, challenger, participant, player, candidate, applicant
- He had forgotten he had entered a competition where entrants were asked to describe their dream day.
- By entering, all eligible entrants agree to abide by each and all of these terms and conditions.
- It is the first time an overseas entrant has won the accolade.
early 17th century (denoting a person taking legal possession of land or property): from French, literally 'entering', present participle of entrer (see enter).