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1. One who has received a medal.
2. Sports The winner at medal play in a golf tournament.
3. One who designs, makes, or collects medals.
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(ˈmɛd l ɪst)

1. a person to whom a medal has been awarded.
2. a designer of medals.
Also, esp. Brit.,med′al•list.
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a person who wins a medal in a sport, game, performance, etc. See also engraving.
See also: Honors and Regalia
an engraver, designer, or maker of medals. See also honors and regalia.
See also: Engraving
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.medalist - someone who has won a medalmedalist - someone who has won a medal    
winner, victor - the contestant who wins the contest
2.medalist - (golf) the winner at medal play of a tournamentmedalist - (golf) the winner at medal play of a tournament
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
golf player, golfer, linksman - someone who plays the game of golf
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