- a person trained and skilled in gymnastics.
Origin of gymnast
Examples from the Web for gymnast
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.
Like the gymnast and the ballerina, the distance runner is often defined by drive and compulsion.Are Female Long-Distance Runners More Prone To Suicidal Depression?
Emily de la Bruyere
February 3, 2014
It was Haile Kifer, a gymnast and diver for Little Falls High School.Thanksgiving Day Horror: Minnesota Teens Killed in Alleged Break-In
November 28, 2012
Beals used two doubles, Sharon Shapiro, a gymnast, and Marine Jahan, a French actress.Natalie Portman, Black Swan, and the Death of the ‘Triple Threat’
March 30, 2011
The strength of his arms was enormous, for he was a deep-chested man, and had been a gymnast.Roden's Corner
Henry Seton Merriman
It was a feat that a gymnast would have accomplished with difficulty.Gladiator
It was not difficult for a gymnast to slide down the rope head foremost.Anthony Trent, Master Criminal
In addition to my training as contortionist I was being trained as gymnast.The Autobiography of a Clown
Isaac Frederick Marcosson
He has more the character of the gymnast than of the athlete.The Desert World
- a person who is skilled or trained in gymnastics
Word Origin and History for gymnast
1590s in the modern sense, a back-formation from gymnastic. Greek gymnastes was "a trainer of professional athletes."