noun. ['ˌsɛmiːˈfaɪnəlɪst, ˌsɛmɪˈfaɪnəlɪst, ˌsɛmaɪˈfaɪnəlɪst'] one of four competitors remaining in a tournament by elimination.
Rhymes with Semifinalist
Sentences with semifinalist
That final person must then say all of it backwards or the other semifinalist gets one more turn.
2. Noun, singular or mass
At the same time, the remaining 16,000 students are informed that they have National Merit Scholarship semifinalist status.