athlete

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Singular
athlete

Plural
athletes

  1. (countable) An athlete is person involved in a sporting activity.
    The athlete gets ready for her race.
  2. (countable) (US) A person who actively participates in physical sports, or a person who is highly skilled in sports. (Known in British English as a "sportsperson".)
  3. (countable) A physically fit person.

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