gymnast

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noun gym·nast \ˈjim-ˌnast, -nəst\

Definition of gymnast

  1. :  a person trained in gymnastics

Examples of gymnast in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of gymnast

Medieval French gymnaste, from Greek gymnastēs trainer, from gymnazein


First Known Use: 1594


GYMNAST Defined for English Language Learners

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noun gym·nast \ˈjim-ˌnast, -nəst\

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

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noun gym·nast \ˈjim-ˌnast, -nəst\

Definition of gymnast for Students

  1. :  a person who is skilled in gymnastics



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