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1. protagonist

noun. ['proʊˈtægənəst'] a person who backs a politician or a team etc..

Synonyms

  • proponent
  • seconder
  • indorser
  • exponent
  • Shavian
  • loyalist
  • partizan
  • endorser
  • well-wisher
  • toaster
  • voucher
  • Francophile
  • advocate
  • functionalist
  • wassailer
  • sustainer
  • anglophil
  • Boswell
  • free trader
  • enthusiast
  • cheerleader
  • supporter
  • advocator
  • Jacobite
  • philhellenist
  • upholder
  • subscriber
  • Confederate
  • New Dealer
  • partisan
  • anglophile
  • friend
  • corporatist
  • truster
  • believer
  • philhellene
  • sympathizer
  • maintainer
  • sympathiser
  • verifier
  • Whig
  • booster
  • stalwart
  • pillar
  • Roundhead
  • admirer
  • mainstay
  • Francophil
  • ratifier
  • Graecophile

Antonyms

  • follower
  • nonworker
  • northern
  • stranger

Etymology

  • πρωταγωνιστής (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Protagonist

  • antagonist

How do you pronounce protagonist?

Pronounce protagonist as proʊˈtægənəst.

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How do you spell protagonist? Is it protaganist ?

A common misspelling of protagonist is protaganist

Sentences with protagonist


1. Noun, singular or mass
Identify what or who is coming between the protagonist and his goal.

Quotes about protagonist


1. The sense of tragedy - according to Aristotle - comes, ironically enough, not from the protagonist's weak points but from his good qualities. Do you know what I'm getting at? People are drawn deeper into tragedy not by their defects but by their virtues....[But] we accept irony through a device called metaphor. And through that we grow and become deeper human beings.
- Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

2. We are each the protagonist of our life story.
- E.L. Tenenbaum

3. Don't just write a strong female protagonist. Be one.
- A.D. Posey

2. protagonist

noun. ['proʊˈtægənəst'] the principal character in a work of fiction.

Synonyms

  • agonist

Antonyms

  • nonpartisan
  • nondrinker

Etymology

  • πρωταγωνιστής (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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