What are some alternative words for athlete?

Synonyms for athlete
ˈæθ lit; æθˈlɛt ɪk; æθˈlɛt ɪks; ˈæθ əˌlit; ˌæθ əˈlɛt ɪk; ˌæθ əˈlɛt ɪks

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. athlete, jock(noun)

    a person trained to compete in sports

    Synonyms:
    supporter, suspensor, jock, jockstrap, athletic supporter

Wiktionary

  1. athlete(noun)

    Synonyms:
    sportsperson

  2. athlete(noun)

    A participant in a group of sporting activities which includes track and field, road running, cross country running and racewalking.

    Synonyms:
    sportsperson

  3. athlete(noun)

    A person who actively participates in physical sports, possibly highly skilled in sports. (Known in British English as a sportsperson.)

    Synonyms:
    sportsperson

  4. athlete(noun)

    An exceptionally physically fit person.

    Synonyms:
    sportsperson

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. athlete(n.)

    Synonyms:
    combatant, champion, contender for victory

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. athlete(n)

    Synonyms:
    gymnast, pancratist

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    athletes, linebacker, sport, sports, sportsman, sportif, sporting, jock, athletic

How to pronounce athlete?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say athlete in sign language?

  1. athlete

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#10162athlete
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#34798linebacker
#47559sportif
#104455jockstrap
#182442sportsperson

How to use athlete in a sentence?

  1. Paula Radcliffe:

    We want to eradicate doping from our sport but we can never put any innocent athlete through what I had to go through this summer, ms Radcliffe should never have been forced to come out and defend herself against such insinuations.

  2. De La Hoya:

    As a professional athlete and someone who has spent almost his entire life in boxing, not a day goes by when I don't think about coming back, but I am retired, and after speaking to my family and following a great deal of introspection, I have decided to stay retired.

  3. Bill Bowerman:

    If you have a body, you are an athlete.

  4. Jeff Brown:

    In intensely challenging athletic events, an athlete will taste a broad range of emotion — anything from boredom or doubt to hope and exhilaration.

  5. Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy:

    You've got to look after yourself, you're an athlete, you have a window of opportunity. It doesn't mean you've got to put yourself in cotton wool but some things you've just got to think twice about.


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