What is another word for gymnast?

Pronunciation: [d͡ʒˈɪmnast] (IPA)

A gymnast is someone who engages in the sport of gymnastics, which involves performing acrobatic and athletic movements on various apparatuses. Some synonyms for the word gymnast could include acrobat, tumbler, aerialist, or contortionist. These all refer to individuals who perform physical feats that require a high level of flexibility, strength, and coordination. Other synonyms for a gymnast might include a vaulting horse rider, parallel bars specialist, or floor exercise athlete. Regardless of the specific synonym, the term generally refers to someone with an impressive degree of physical ability and athletic prowess.

What are the hypernyms for Gymnast?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • hypernyms for gymnast (as nouns)

What are the hyponyms for Gymnast?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for gymnast (as nouns)

Usage examples for Gymnast

Instead of walking as his rival had done, he began to step like a gymnast, and the crowd yelled their delight.
"Fantômas"
Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain
The strength of his arms was enormous, for he was a deep-chested man, and had been a gymnast.
"Roden's Corner"
Henry Seton Merriman
The parson's armor of meek obstinacy was proof alike to reason and ridicule; he waxed not wroth, and was thankful for any suggestion; but, when asked to act accordingly, ever fell back on one plaintive formula-"I am no gymnast,"-after the fashion of that exasperating child who met all the Poet's questions and objections with the refrain of Master, we are seven.
"Border and Bastille"
George A. Lawrence

Famous quotes with Gymnast

  • As an Olympic champion gymnast, I have always stayed involved in my sport.
    Nadia Comaneci
  • I was a gymnast for years.
    Kelly Preston

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