gymnast

[ jim-nast, -nuhst ]
/ ˈdʒɪm næst, -nəst /

noun

a person trained and skilled in gymnastics.

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Origin of gymnast

1585–95; <Greek gymnastḗs the trainer of the athletes, equivalent to gymnáz(ein) (see gymnasium1) + -tēs agent suffix

OTHER WORDS FROM gymnast

non·gym·nast, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for gymnast

gymnast
/ (ˈdʒɪmnæst) /

noun

a person who is skilled or trained in gymnastics
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