from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An award given to the one who performs worst in a game or contest.
  • noun Informal Acknowledgment of great inferiority, as in ability.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See prize.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun idiomatic A prize or status, often unwelcome, awarded as a joke or disincentive to the loser of a contest or for poor performance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a prize given to one who finishes last in a contest


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