Origin of gym
Examples from the Web for gym
Hmm, who are these people standing in front of the machines at the gym, neither occupying them nor not occupying them?
The gym—a fragile collective of human ecology at the best of times—has suddenly become even more tense.
He belongs to a gym, he can afford to pay for that: he can shower, he can keep his belongings in a series of lockers there.
I stripped down to my gym shorts and stretched out on my cot.
He went by the nickname Link at our gym for, like, a year, because of that.The U.S. Veteran and Wisconsin Boy Who Went to Fight ISIS in Syria|Jacob Siegel|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“All but putting a bronze tablet in the gym, to commemorate the pluck you showed,” added Tom.A Quarter-Back's Pluck|Lester Chadwick
Much credit must be given to those few guests who realized that the gym was supposed to represent a cabaret.The 1926 Tatler|Various
And if I have given up my gym work, it's just because I was so busy trying to get some one in Lottie's place!The Sturdy Oak|Samuel Merwin, et al.
He nodded across to the wall of the Gym, whereon hung the shield won outright at the Aldershot public schools competition.King of Ranleigh|F. S. (Frederick Sadlier) Brereton
Be at the gym at three with your togs, Gilbert, and do your best for us from now on.Left Guard Gilbert|Ralph Henry Barbour
British Dictionary definitions for gym
Word Origin and History for gym
short for gymnasium, attested from 1871, U.S. student slang.