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let·ter·man

 (lĕt′ər-măn′, -mən)
n.
A high school or college student who has earned a letter in a particular activity, especially a varsity sport.

letterman

(ˈlɛtəmən)
n, pl -men
a college sportsman who has achieved a set level of success in his sport and so has been awarded cloth letters of the initials of his college, to be displayed on an item of clothing
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Noun1.letterman - an athlete who has earned a letter in a school sportletterman - an athlete who has earned a letter in a school sport
athlete, jock - a person trained to compete in sports
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The groom's table, where his favorites of banana pudding and mini key lime tarts were served from tiered stands, was adorned with the groom's Mississippi State letter jacket, a gold cowbell, and a bulldog made and painted by his great-grandmother.
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