gymnast

  • 1 Gymnast — Gym nast (j[i^]m n[.a]st), n. [Gr. gymnasth s a trainer of athletes: cf. F. gymnaste. See {Gymnasium}.] One who teaches or practices gymnastic exercises; the manager of a gymnasium; an athlete …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Gymnást — (griech.), im Altertum Lehrer der Gymnastik, besonders der Geübtern und der Athleten …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 3 gymnast — 1590s in the modern sense, a back formation from GYMNASTIC (Cf. gymnastic). Greek gymnastes was a trainer of professional athletes …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 gymnast — *athlete …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 gymnast — ► NOUN ▪ a person trained in gymnastics …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 gymnast — [jim′nast΄] n. [Gr gymnastēs, trainer of athletes] an expert in gymnastics …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 gymnast — UK [ˈdʒɪmnæst] / US [ˈdʒɪmˌnæst] / US [ˈdʒɪmnəst] noun [countable] Word forms gymnast : singular gymnast plural gymnasts someone who does gymnastics as a sport, especially someone who takes part in competitions an Olympic gymnast …

    English dictionary

  • 8 gymnast — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ brilliant, elite, good, talented, top ▪ Olympic GYMNAST + VERB ▪ train …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 9 gymnast — gym|nast [ dʒım,næst, dʒımnəst ] noun count someone who does GYMNASTICS as a sport, especially someone who takes part in competitions: an Olympic gymnast …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 gymnast — [[t]ʤɪ̱mnæst[/t]] gymnasts N COUNT A gymnast is someone who is trained in gymnastics …

    English dictionary

  • 11 gymnast — gimnastas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Antikoje – aukščiausios kvalifikacijos gimnaziono mokytojas, sporto treneris – pedagogas ir gydytojas, turėjęs specialių anatomijos, psichologijos žinių, taip pat žinių, kaip gydyti… …

    Sporto terminų žodynas

  • 12 gymnast — gimnastas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Antikos atletų rengimo sporto žaidynėms vadovas, treneris. Gimnasto pagrindinė funkcija buvo sudaryti atletų rengimo žaidynėms programą. kilmė gr. gymnastēs – gimnastikos mokytojas… …

    Sporto terminų žodynas

  • 13 gymnast — gimnastas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Meninės arba sportinės gimnastikos sportininkas, nuolat dalyvaujantis varžybose. kilmė gr. gymnastēs – gimnastikos mokytojas atitikmenys: angl. gymnast vok. Turner, m; Turnerin, f rus …

    Sporto terminų žodynas

  • 14 gymnast — noun Etymology: Middle French gymnaste, from Greek gymnastēs trainer, from gymnazein Date: 1594 a person trained in gymnastics …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 gymnast — /jim nast, neuhst/, n. a person trained and skilled in gymnastics. [1585 95; < Gk gymnastés the trainer of the athletes, equiv. to gymnáz(ein) (see GYMNASIUM1) + tes agent suffix] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 16 gymnast — noun /ˈdʒɪm.næst,ˈdʒɪm.næst,ˈdʒɪm.nəst/ One who performs gymnastics …

    Wiktionary

  • 17 Gymnast — Gym|nạst 〈m. 16; im alten Griechenland〉 Lehrer der Athleten; →a. Gymnasium * * * Gym|nạst, der; en, en: 1. Krankengymnast. 2. Person, die Gymnastik betreibt. * * * Gym|nạst, der; en, en [1: griech. gymnaste̅s]: 1. (im alten Griechenland) jmd …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 18 gymnast — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. acrobat, tumbler, jumper; see athlete …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 Gymnast — Gym|nạst 〈m.; Gen.: en, Pl.: en〉 1. 〈im antiken Griechenland〉 Lehrer der Athleten 2. 〈heute〉 = Gymnastiker …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 20 gymnast — gym|nast [ˈdʒımnæst, nəst] n [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: gymnaste, from Greek gymnazein; GYMNASIUM] someone who is good at gymnastics and competes against other people in gymnastic competitions …

    Dictionary of contemporary English