track meet

noun

plural track meets
chiefly US
: a large gathering of athletes for a track-and-field competition

Examples of track meet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a coed four-by-four 400-meter relay at a high school track meet, Savy was the anchor for her team and Parker the anchor for his. Jason Mastrodonato, The Mercury News, 16 Mar. 2024 Going to these track meets and meeting up with friends is the best. Steve Brand, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 Mar. 2024 We’re not built for a team to be in an 8-6 track meet. Jim Hoehn, Twin Cities, 29 Feb. 2024 The Comets entered a track meet in the seven-goal third period. Nathan Dunn, Kansas City Star, 26 Feb. 2024 Mary Cain reacts after breaking the high school girls' record during the women's two mile event at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix track meet in 2013. Issy Ronald, CNN, 15 Feb. 2024 Videos of high school track meets take up the first slots on Philbin’s YouTube channel, which now has more than 6,000 followers. Julia Coin, Charlotte Observer, 26 Jan. 2024 Now, Minnesota will never be a team that gets up and down at a high clip – the big, lengthy Wolves won’t thrive in a track meet. Jace Frederick, Twin Cities, 16 Jan. 2024 Their report stated that at the track meet held in Moscow, Motherland Russia came in second. Letters To The Editor, The Mercury News, 1 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of track meet was in 1904

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“Track meet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/track%20meet. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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