The Correct spelling is: opponent
Common misspellings of the word opponent are:
How do you spell opponent?. It is not oponent or opponant or even oppononent for that matter!
One that opposes another or others in a battle, contest, controversy, or debate. See synonyms at enemy. adj.
- Acting against an antagonist or opposing force: opponent armies.
- Located in front.
[Latin oppÅnÄ“ns, oppÅnent-, present participle of oppÅnere, to oppose. See oppose.]opponency opÂ·po'nenÂ·cy n.