English edit

Etymology edit

contest +‎ -er

Noun edit

contester (plural contesters)

  1. One who contests something.
    • 2000, Robert S. Menchin, Where There's a Will:
      Meanwhile, Millar's second cousins and even more remote relatives hired lawyers to litigate the will out of existence. Contesters of the will claimed that the clause “encouraged immorality” and was “against public policy” []

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French edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.tɛs.te/
  • (file)

Verb edit

contester

  1. to contest; to challenge; to dispute

Conjugation edit

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Latin edit

Verb edit

contester

  1. first-person singular present active subjunctive of contestor

Norman edit

Etymology edit

From Latin contestor, contestārī (call to witness).

Verb edit

contester

  1. (Jersey) to contest

Old French edit

Etymology edit

First attested 1338, Latin contestor.

Verb edit

contester

  1. to contest; to dispute
  2. to attest

Conjugation edit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-sts, *-stt are modified to z, st. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Descendants edit

  • English: contest
  • French: contester
  • Norman: contester

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