Origin of athlete
Related formsnon·ath·lete, nounsu·per·ath·lete, noun
Examples from the Web for athlete
Nowhere to be found is the anguish, the drama, the pain of an athlete on that level who considering walking away.
But I think that the more important question is will I see a benefit as an athlete?
What if I were a kid who looked up to an athlete, and that athlete made me want to do better in my own life, and then he left?LeBron James Returns to Cleveland: How 'The Decision 2.0' Happened|Robert Silverman|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ryan Totka, a celebrity booking agent and founder of sports marketing company Athlete Promotions, agrees.Back Off, B*tches. There’s Only One Butt Selfie Queen|Cheryl Wischhover|May 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When an athlete, of any race, thanks God after an impressive feat, nobody takes note.
It was blank on one side, but, at the sight of the reverse the athlete uttered a cry.Batting to Win|Lester Chadwick
He flung aside the whole work, got to his feet with the imperative need of an athlete for the open.Birthright|T.S. Stribling
The prince was an athlete, but the man holding him was at this moment made of iron.The Lure of the Mask|Harold MacGrath
He fancied himself an athlete of possibilities and a supple dancer.This Side of Paradise|F. Scott Fitzgerald
He is perfectly healthy, but he is slight, and will never be an athlete.The Opinions of a Philosopher|Robert Grant