Medalist Med"al*ist, n. [Cf. F. m['e]dailliste, It. medaglista.] [Written also {medallist}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A person that is skilled or curious in medals; a collector of medals. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

2. A designer of medals. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

3. One who has gained a medal as the reward of merit; as, the gold medalist in downhill skiing. [1913 Webster]

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  • medallist — (US medalist) ► NOUN ▪ a person awarded a medal …   English terms dictionary

  • medallist — UK [ˈmed(ə)lɪst] / US noun [countable] Word forms medallist : singular medallist plural medallists someone who has won a medal in a competition …   English dictionary

  • medallist — noun Medallist/medalist is used after these nouns: ↑relay …   Collocations dictionary

  • medallist — med|al|list BrE medalist AmE [ˈmedl ıst] n someone who has won a medal in a competition ▪ the Olympic gold medallist …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • medallist — [[t]me̱dəlɪst[/t]] medallists N COUNT: usu supp N A medallist is a person who has won a medal in sport. [JOURNALISM] ...the Olympic gold medallists …   English dictionary

  • medallist — noun (C) BrE someone who has won a medal in a competition: the Olympic silver medallist …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • medallist — n. (US medalist) 1 a recipient of a (specified) medal (gold medallist). 2 an engraver or designer of medals …   Useful english dictionary

  • medallist — noun see medalist …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • medallist — med|al|list [ medlıst ] the British spelling of medalist …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • medallist — med·al·list || medlɪst n. who has won a medal, medal winner (alternate spelling of medalist) …   English contemporary dictionary

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