noun Date: circa 1552 one that vaults; especially an athlete who competes in the pole vault

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Vaulter — Vault er, n. One who vaults; a leaper; a tumbler. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vaulter — Synonyms and related words: broad jumper, bucking bronco, buckjumper, flea, frog, gazelle, goat, grasshopper, high jumper, hopper, hurdle racer, hurdler, jackrabbit, jumper, jumping bean, jumping jack, kangaroo, leaper, pole vaulter, salmon, stag …   Moby Thesaurus

  • vaulter — Ⅰ. vault [1] ► NOUN 1) a roof in the form of an arch or a series of arches. 2) a large room or chamber used for storage, especially an underground one. 3) a chamber beneath a church or in a graveyard used for burials. 4) Anatomy the arched roof… …   English terms dictionary

  • vaulter — noun an athlete who jumps over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole • Syn: ↑pole vaulter, ↑pole jumper • Derivationally related forms: ↑vault • Hypernyms: ↑athlete, ↑jock …   Useful english dictionary

  • vaulter — See vault2. * * * …   Universalium

  • vaulter — noun a person who vaults or leaps …   Wiktionary

  • vaulter — vault·er || vɔːltÉ™(r) n. athlete who vaults; leaper …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vaulter — n. Leaper, jumper, tumbler …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • vaulter — vault·er …   English syllables

  • vaulter — /ˈvɔltə/ (say vawltuh) noun 1. one who vaults. 2. a participant in the sport of equestrian vaulting. {vault2 + er1} …   Australian English dictionary

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