Definition of decathlete
: an athlete who competes in the decathlon
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L&C decathlete Noah Avery is 14th after the first day of the NCAA Division III decathlon.
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Origin and Etymology of decathlete
blend of decathlon and athlete
First Known Use: 1962
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