gymnast


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gym·nast

 (jĭm′năst′, -nəst)
n.
A person who is trained and skilled in gymnastics, especially one who engages in competition.

[French gymnaste, from Greek gumnastēs, trainer of professional athletes, from gumnazein, to exercise; see gymnasium.]

gymnast

(ˈdʒɪmnæst)
n
(Gymnastics) a person who is skilled or trained in gymnastics

gym•nast

(ˈdʒɪm næst, -nəst)

n.
a person trained and skilled in gymnastics.
[1585–95; < Greek gymnastḗs trainer of athletes, derivative of gymnázesthai to exercise in the nude, v. derivative of gymnós naked]

gymnast

a person who is involved in or skilled in the art of gymnastics.
See also: Athletics
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gymnast - an athlete who is skilled in gymnasticsgymnast - an athlete who is skilled in gymnastics
athlete, jock - a person trained to compete in sports
tumbler - a gymnast who performs rolls and somersaults and twists etc.
Translations
جِمْنازيلاعِب رياضي، خَبير جمباز
gymnastagymnastka
gymnast
voimistelija
gimnastičar
tornász
fimleikamaîur
体操家
체조 선수
gymnasta
gymnast
นักกายบริหาร
cimnastikçijimnastikçi
huấn luyện viên thể dục

gymnast

[ˈdʒɪmnæst] Ngimnasta mf

gymnast

[ˈdʒɪmnæst] ngymnaste mf
She's a gymnast → Elle est gymnaste.

gymnast

nTurner(in) m(f)

gymnast

[ˈdʒɪmnæst] nginnasta m/f

gymnasium

(dʒimˈneiziəm) plurals gymˈnasiums ~gymˈnasia (-ə) noun
a building or room with equipment for physical exercise.
gymnast (ˈdʒimnӕst) noun
a person who does gymnastics.
gymˈnastic (-ˈnӕs-) adjective
of gymnastics.
gymˈnastics (-ˈnӕs-) noun singular
physical exercises usually done in a gymnasium with certain types of equipment.

gymnast

جِمْنازي gymnasta gymnast Turner γυμναστής gimnasta voimistelija gymnaste gimnastičar ginnasta 体操家 체조 선수 gymnast turner gimnastyk ginasta гимнаст gymnast นักกายบริหาร jimnastikçi huấn luyện viên thể dục 体操运动员
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"Hands off!" cried Silver, leaping back a yard, as it seemed to me, with the speed and security of a trained gymnast.
I was in the simplest and comfortablest of gymnast costumes -- flesh-colored tights from neck to heel, with blue silk puffings about my loins, and bareheaded.
"My colleagues: Philip Ivanitch Nikitin, Mihail Stanislavitch Grinevitch"--and turning to Levin--"a district councilor, a modern district councilman, a gymnast who lifts thirteen stone with one hand, a cattle-breeder and sportsman, and my friend, Konstantin Dmitrievitch Levin, the brother of Sergey Ivonovitch Koznishev."
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Kim added that no matter how much a gymnast or any athlete of any discipline trains his body, the mind is still the one that dictates all and pushes someone past the doubts and insecurities.
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While there, the former gymnast met up with some of Active Stirling's young gymnasts.
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