|Origin:||trophée, from Latin tropaeum, from Greek, from trope 'turning, defeating', from trepein 'to turn'|
a large object such as a silver cup or plate that someone receives as a prize for winning a competition:
walls lined with banners and athletic trophies
Football League/Masters/Heisman etc Trophy (=the name given to a particular competition for which the prize is a trophy)
something that you keep to prove your success in something, especially in war or hunting:
A lion's head was among the trophies of his African trip.
a young beautiful woman who is married to a rich successful man who is much older than her - used to show disapproval