Definitions for: Protagonist


[n] the principal character in a work of fiction
[n] a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"



Webster (1913) Definition: Pro*tag"o*nist, n. [Gr. ?; prw^tos first + ? an
actor, combatant, fr. ? a contest.]
One who takes the leading part in a drama; hence, one who
takes lead in some great scene, enterprise, conflict, or the
like.

Shakespeare, the protagonist on the great of modern
poetry. --De Quincey.

Synonyms: admirer, booster, champion, friend, supporter

See Also: advocate, advocator, anglophil, anglophile, antihero, believer, Boswell, character, Confederate, convert, endorser, enthusiast, exponent, fictional character, fictitious character, Francophil, Francophile, free trader, functionalist, Graecophile, Jacobite, loyalist, mainstay, maintainer, New Dealer, partisan, partizan, philhellene, philhellenist, pillar, proponent, ratifier, Roundhead, seconder, Shavian, stalwart, subscriber, sustainer, sympathiser, sympathizer, toaster, truster, upholder, verifier, voucher, wassailer, well-wisher, Whig

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