noun Date: 1828 an athlete participating in a pentathlon

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  • pentathlete — [pen tath′lēt΄] n. [< PENTATHLON + ATHLETE] a participant in a pentathlon …   English World dictionary

  • pentathlete — penkiakovininkas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Penkiakovės sportininkas, nuolat dalyvaujantis varžybose. atitikmenys: angl. pentathlete vok. Fünfkämpfer, m rus. пятиборец …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • pentathlete — pentathlon ► NOUN ▪ an athletic event comprising five different events for each competitor, in particular (modern pentathlon) a men s event involving fencing, shooting, swimming, riding, and cross country running. DERIVATIVES pentathlete noun.… …   English terms dictionary

  • pentathlete — /pen tath leet/, n. an athlete participating or specializing in the pentathlon. [1820 30; b. PENTATHLON and ATHLETE] * * * …   Universalium

  • pentathlete — noun /ˈpɛn.tæθ.lit/ An athlete who competes in the pentathlon …   Wiktionary

  • pentathlete — pen·tath·lete || pen tæθlɪːt n. athlete who participates in a pentathlon …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pentathlete — pen·tath·lete …   English syllables

  • pentathlete — pen•tath•lete [[t]pɛnˈtæθ lit[/t]] n. cvb spo an athlete participating or specializing in the pentathlon • Etymology: 1820–30; b. pentathlon and athlete …   From formal English to slang

  • pentathlete — /pɛntˈæθlit/ (say pent athleet) noun an athlete who specialises in the pentathlon. {blend of pentathlon and athlete} …   Australian English dictionary

  • pentathlete — noun an athlete who competes in a pentathlon • Hypernyms: ↑athlete, ↑jock …   Useful english dictionary

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