verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of sprint
OTHER WORDS FROM sprintsprint·er, nounout·sprint, verb (used with object)
Words nearby sprint
Example sentences from the Web for sprinter
He is also hoping to watch the Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, who he met while visiting Jamaica.Royal Round Up: Harry's New Girl and Royal Olympic Plans|Tom Sykes|July 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Oh, he is a sprinter, and it is plain he knows how to steal bases.
Withrow, hearing this, was off like a sprinter who hears the signal.The Best Short Stories of 1920|Various
He was willing to run when the necessity was apparent, and none could excel him as a sprinter—that is, none of his kind.The Young Ranchers|Edward S. Ellis
Young Blacklock made a sprinter's record on his errand and was back almost immediately.The King of Arcadia|Francis Lynde
He had never dreamed that Professor Grant was a sprinter, but the man was running at great speed—seemed to be gaining.