vaulter

noun
vault·​er | \ ˈvȯl-tər How to pronounce vaulter (audio) \

Definition of vaulter

: one that vaults especially : an athlete who competes in the pole vault

Examples of vaulter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tiger Bachmeier of Murrieta Valley is a Stanford commit and also top pole vaulter. Eric Sondheimer, Los Angeles Times, 1 Aug. 2022 In the final moment of the final event on the final evening of the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Swedish pole vaulter Mondo Duplantis cleared a new world record: 20 feet, 4.5 inches. oregonlive, 27 July 2022 Scottsboro pole vaulter Maddox Hamm is the 2021-22 Gatorade Alabama Boys Track & Field Player of the Year, the company announced on Wednesday. Al.com Reports, al, 29 June 2022 Pole vaulter Yana Hladiychuk, 26, lives in Kyiv, but left with her mother 13 days after the war began and has been living in Warsaw, Poland, while her father and brother remain at home. oregonlive, 19 July 2022 Last month, Louisville pole vaulter Gabriela Leon won the NCAA outdoor title. Tim Sullivan, The Courier-Journal, 12 July 2022 Pole vaulter Connor Burries won with a clearance of 15 feet, 6 inches, and teammate Carter Pfeifer tied for second at 14 feet. David Woods, The Indianapolis Star, 27 May 2022 Marc Morrison, a senior, added a victory in the long jump and senior pole vaulter Justin Kern took second in his specialty to provide the clinching points. Buddy Collings, orlandosentinel.com, 8 May 2021 Cuyahoga Heights has the top pole vaulter in Jack Klamert and the best two-mile runner in Bradyn Rusch. cleveland, 19 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of vaulter

circa 1552, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vaulter

vault entry 3 + -er entry 2

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The first known use of vaulter was circa 1552

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Last Updated

5 Aug 2022

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“Vaulter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vaulter. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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