athlete : Common Errors in English

About athlete

Tired of people stereotyping you as a dummy just because you’re a jock? One way to impress them is to pronounce “athlete” properly, with just two syllables, as “ATH-leet” instead of using the common mispronunciation “ATH-uh-leet.”

athlete Meaning(s)

  • (n) a person trained to compete in sports

athlete in News

  1. 10 Athlete of the Year finalists selected

    Each of the 10 Reading Eagle Athlete of the Year award finalists will continue playing their top sport at the college level.
    on June 16, 2013 Source: Reading Eagle

  2. Paralympic Athlete Completes Cross-Country Ride For A Good Cause

    A Paralympic athlete has been pushing his wheelchair across the entire country to raise money for a cause close to his heart.
    on June 16, 2013 Source: CBS New York

  3. Athlete of the Week: Perry's Andrew Vincent

    Perry High School’s Andrew Vincent is The Independent’s Athlete of the Week.
    on June 15, 2013 Source: The Massillon Independent

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