What are some opposite words for underdog?

Antonyms for underdog
ˈʌn dərˌdɔg, -ˌdɒg

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term underdog.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. underdog(noun)

    one at a disadvantage and expected to lose

Wiktionary

  1. underdog(noun)

    Antonyms:
    safe bet, top dog, sure bet, favourite, favorite

  2. underdog(noun)

    Antonyms:
    favourite, safe bet, sure bet, top dog, favorite

  3. underdog(noun)

    Antonyms:
    top dog, favourite, sure bet, favorite, safe bet

  4. underdog(noun)

    Antonyms:
    top dog, favourite, safe bet, sure bet, favorite

Editors Contribution

  1. the deserved; the expected; the hero-to-be

    best on traits and status as then underdog is not expected or does not deserve to emerge victorious. the deserving or the expected has all variables in favour.

    s/he did not deserve to win. it was not expected of them to become victors for they were the underdogs. nothing was in their favour

    Submitted by silas.atsulu on November 3, 2019  
  2. shikari

    the underdog wasn't expected to win but he won anyway.

    Submitted by Basim.urtubia on October 21, 2020  

How to use underdog in a sentence?

  1. Rick Santorum:

    It was a great campaign last time, we were clearly the underdog, and we're starting out looking at this race and we'd be in the same position so we're very comfortable there.

  2. Attorney General William Barr:

    No longer are tech companies the underdog upstarts, they have become titans of Attorney General William Barr industry. Given this change in the technology landscape, valid questions have been raised as to whether Section 230's broad immunity is still necessary, at least in its current form.

  3. John Kasich:

    If the governor does eventually plunge into the race, one thing seems guaranteed : He would be, by a large margin, the Republican field's most provocative voice. No, he likely would n’t win, and he might well get the snot kicked out of him. But more than any other underdog flirting with 2016, John Kasich — defiant, outspoken, critical of conservatism from within — could upend the tenor of the primary season. [ Calendar of a candidate - Ohio Gov. John Kasich will be making stops in South Carolina and New Hampshire at the end of the month. Columbus [ Ohio ] Dispatch :.

  4. Edgar Watson Howe:

    The underdog often starts the fight, and occasionally the upper dog deserves to win.

  5. Ivan Bravo:

    It's thrilling, there's always an underdog story, the little guy trying to punch above their weight story, and I think people will get behind it.

How to pronounce underdog?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say underdog in sign language?

  1. underdog

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1311favorite
#3163favourite
#27120underdog

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