gymnast

noun gym·nast \ ˈjim-ˌnast , -nəst \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of gymnast

: a person trained in gymnastics

Examples of gymnast in a Sentence

  1. the years of training required to become a champion gymnast

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Origin and Etymology of gymnast

Middle French gymnaste, from Greek gymnastēs trainer, from gymnazein


GYMNAST Defined for English Language Learners

gymnast

noun

Definition of gymnast for English Language Learners

  • : a person who performs various physical exercises on a mat or on special equipment as part of an athletic competition : a person who participates in the sport of gymnastics


GYMNAST Defined for Kids

gymnast

noun gym·nast \ ˈjim-ˌnast , -nəst \

Definition of gymnast for Students

: a person who is skilled in gymnastics


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