What is another word for athlete?

715 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ˈaθliːt], [ ˈaθliːt], [ ˈa_θ_l_iː_t]

An athlete can be described using a variety of synonyms that depict the person's physical prowess and fitness level. Some common synonyms include jock, sportsman, sportswoman, player, competitor, performer, and contender. These terms indicate the person's active participation in sports and their skill in playing it. Additionally, terms such as champion, winner, and medalist are used to indicate the person's achievements in their sport. On the other hand, words like professional, amateur, and recreational are used to describe the level of involvement the athlete has in their respective sport. Regardless of the synonym used, an athlete is someone who actively participates in sports, strives for excellence, and maintains exceptional physical endurance.

Related words: best athlete in the world, fastest athletes, most athletic, best athlete in the world, most athletic, fastest people

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    Usage examples for Athlete

    The domestic arrangements in these minor palaces are unique; the bathing apparatus in Montplaisir is very curious, where the royal personages come even to-day to enjoy steam baths, cold baths, and baths of every conceivable nature, often submitting to a discipline which one would think might try the physical powers of an athlete.
    "Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
    Maturin M. Ballou
    For Stas it was considerably more difficult, but he was too well-trained an athlete not to overcome the weight of his own body together with the rifle and a score of cartridges with which he filled his pockets.
    "In Desert and Wilderness"
    Henryk Sienkiewicz
    Though but twenty-two, the frame was that of a trained athlete-stalwart, straight-limbed, muscular; and with all combined a grace which comes only with birth and breeding.
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    Charles Garvice

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