Paralympic Games

[ par-uh-lim-pik geymz, par-uh-lim- ]

plural noun
  1. an international competition for athletes with disabilities.

Origin of Paralympic Games

First recorded in 1955–60; blend of para(plegic) or para-1 and (O)lympic
  • Also called Par·a·lym·pics [par-uh-lim-piks] /ˌpær əˈlɪm pɪks/ .

Other words from Paralympic Games

  • Par·a·lym·pi·an, noun, adjective

Words Nearby Paralympic Games Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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