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1.
Since there was no absolute definition for this word, I decided to use an actual meaning.

1. The main character in a drama or other literary work.
2. In ancient Greek drama, the first actor to engage in dialogue with the chorus, in later dramas playing the main character and some minor characters as well.
3.
1. A leading or principal figure.
2. The leader of a cause; a champion.
Gee, I dunno... do you really need one?
by Fred5460 July 04, 2005
 
2.
the good guy (usually in a story)
Master Cheif in "Halo"

Jesus in "the Holy Bible"

Tom Cruise in "Top Gun"

the good guy is the protagonist, the bad guy is the antagonist
by doombuddy January 02, 2007
 
3.
One who likes UFC and likes to wrestle with men...preferably shirtless. In a homosexual encounter, will be the giver in anal intercourse. Typically a white male who bases their life on movies they have seen. See Antagonist.
Hey, bro, I totally watched fightclub last night, and I wrestled Timmy. He was being a protagonist. My ass still hurts.
by Pork Sausage McGee June 05, 2009