Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


An athlete who participates in a pentathlon.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


(pɛnˈtæθ lit)

an athlete participating or specializing in the pentathlon.
[1820–30;b. pentathlon and athlete]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pentathlete - an athlete who competes in a pentathlon
athlete, jock - a person trained to compete in sports
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.


[penˈtæθliːt] Npentatleta mf
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005


nFünfkämpfer(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
AS SOMEONE who enjoys restoring classic cars with her dad in her spare time, Warwick modern pentathlete Georgina Mitchell has become accustomed to fixing broken parts.
The Inverurie-raised modern pentathlete has been training at Aberdeen Sports Village (ASV) this week.
Thirteen year-old pentathlete Elise is in the U14 Scotland squad competing in Laser Run at the 2018 School Games a national multi-sport event for the UK's most talented school-age athletes taking place at Loughborough University from tomorrow (Thursday) to Sunday, September 2.
The ladies' race was won by Jo Muir, the team GB modern pentathlete, who grew up in this region before moving to England to train.
2 Which modern pentathlete retired from competition to take up a successful TV career, which included a role as co-presenter with Mike Norris and Richard Keys on Good Morning Britain, plus 12 years on Holiday?
Melchor Sanchez, a former modern pentathlete and leader of the Vatican delegation, was to present Thomas Bach, president of the committee, and all Korean Olympic athletes with the official yellow and white jerseys of the Vatican's running club, "Athletica Vaticana," which--like its other sports teams--is made up of employees of Vatican City State and the Holy See.
Vinay Nayudu Doha Riccardo De Luca, a police officer back home in Italy and a modern pentathlete of high pedigree, worked his way superbly at the Qatar Foundation Recreation and later at Al Shaqab equestrian arena to clinch the UIPM Champion of Champions title in Doha on Sunday.
REDCAR modern pentathlete Katy Livingston finished 16th overall in the women's World Cup Final in Montipulciano in Italy.
And don't forget pentathlete Jessica Ennis Hill, left, going for gold again after her London 2012 triumph when the athletics begin.
She started her career as a pentathlete and long jumper...
Which gold medal winning pentathlete was born in Halewood?
Egyptian pentathlete Amro El-Geziry made a historical win as the top player in the Modern Pentathlon games, through achieving an advanced place in the game this year.