gymnast gymnast  /ˈdʒɪm nəst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an athlete who is skilled in gymnastics

Usage(s):

  1. A new study shows that gymnastics causes as many injuries as ice hockey or soccer, but improved equipment is helping.
  2. The answer is parkour, a jaw-dropping hybrid of gymnastics and cross-country running that is equal parts Spider-Man whimsy and hard-core stamina.
  3. Here, in the cavernous gymnastics classroom, the girls are drilled again and again as if they were in competition, with judges monitoring their frozen smiles.

News

  1. Metro & state: Michigan names Connor Jaeger, Joanna Sampson athletes of the year

    The University of Michigan named junior swimmer Connor Jaeger and junior gymnast Joanna Sampson as its male and female athletes of the year.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. Gymnast’s injury spurs lawsuit against District 719

    After an assistant coach allegedly stepped on a Prior Lake gymnast’s back, the Prior Lake-Savage Area School District has offered her a personal injury settlement of $24,000.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Savage Pacer

  3. Swimmer Connor Jaeger, gymnast Joanna Sampson named Michigan Athletes of the Year

    Both took individual national titles home to Ann Arbor, and now both have been named the best among Wolverines athletes. Connor JaegerU-M athletics Swimmer Connor Jaeger and gymnast Joanna Sampson have been named Michigan’s Athletes of the Year, the...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: MLive.com

Quotes

  1. "We have both wanted it so bad that we've pushed each other so much and I think that we became a better and a stronger gymnast because of each other," Liukin said after she edged Johnson on Friday for gymnastics' biggest prize.
    on Aug 15, 2008 By: Nastia Liukin Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. The plane made a total of eight parabolic dips, including two during which Hawking made two weightless flips like "a gold-medal gymnast," said Peter Diamandis, chairman of Zero Gravity Corp., the company that owns the jet.
    on Apr 25, 2007 By: Peter Diamandis Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Your bike stays straight and you're going like a gymnast around it," Deegan said.
    on Apr 11, 2008 By: Brian Deegan Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

Word of the Day
affectation affectation
/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /