multichallenger

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

multi- +‎ challenger

Adjective[edit]

multichallenger (not comparable)

  1. In which multiple challengers compete at once, rather than two at a time.
    • 2009 April 24, The Associated Press, “Alinghi Rejects Proposal”, in New York Times[1]:
      BMW Oracle and its backer, the Golden Gate Yacht Club, won a ruling April 2 that gave them the right to negotiate terms for the next America’s Cup. If terms are not reached on a multichallenger regatta, the Americans will have the right to face Alinghi in a best-of-three series in multihulls.