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gymnast

[ jim-nast, -nuhst ]

noun

  1. a person trained and skilled in gymnastics.


gymnast

/ ˈdʒɪmnæst /

noun

  1. a person who is skilled or trained in gymnastics


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  • non·gymnast noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of gymnast1

1585–95; < Greek gymnastḗs the trainer of the athletes, equivalent to gymnáz ( ein ) ( gymnasium 1 ) + -tēs agent suffix
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Example Sentences

The gymnasts are limited to bringing two parents or one parent and one spouse.

It looks silly, so as I push the shutter, I anticipate being left with a photo of a snowsuit- clad wannabe rhythmic gymnast performing on a snow pile.

Mikkelsen did actually train as a gymnast and a dancer, and danced professionally for a decade before he began acting.

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Since everyone’s skeleton is different, the gymnasts each had to get measured.

In the Olympics and other major competitions, gymnasts are scored on the difficulty and execution of certain moves.

The amount of strength, flexibility, stamina, everything it takes to be a gymnast is insane.

At an even five feet tall, Catanzaro is the shortest competitor in this season of Ninja Warrior, but average for a gymnast.

Who was that lithe, bendable gymnast setting alight the Olympic flame?

Like the gymnast and the ballerina, the distance runner is often defined by drive and compulsion.

As a child, Mikkelsen was a talented gymnast, and eventually he joined a contemporary dance troupe.

But "son" had rebounded from the impact like a rubber ball, or the best trained gymnast of his school, as he was.

Men who habitually exercise every muscle and tendon acquire that graceful carriage which belongs to the military gymnast.

A little green gymnast trying to reach the ground by means of his own rope which he manufactured out of his body as he came down.

The unknown woman was tall and blond, with an air of lithe strength, with the freedom of movement of a gymnast or an amazon.

She struggled in his arms with the agility of a gymnast, and in breaking free from his grasp there was a sound of tearing clothes.

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