from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person who is trained and skilled in gymnastics, especially one who engages in competition.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who performs gymnastics
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who teaches or practices gymnastic exercises; the manager of a gymnasium; an athlete.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who is skilled in athletic exercises; one who is expert in or is a teacher of gymnastics.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an athlete who is skilled in gymnastics
This level of analysis will tell you a compact gymnast is favored and a good baseball pitcher is usually tall.
(Larissa Latynina, a gymnast from the Soviet Union in the 1950s and '60s, won 18 medals overall, nine golds).
Obama has the same qualities as a certain Chinese gymnast I know of.
A stand-in gymnast who did multiple back flips to represent Brundle’s increased mutant strength at the start of Act II received a big round of applause as well.
More importantly than the return of Grace Taylor the gymnast was the return of Grace Taylor the person.
You might not necessarily guess it unless you knew, but one who performs gymnastics is in fact a "gymnast" and not a "gymnist."
CONTROVERSY: Age of Chinese gymnast stirs more talk
Carter's ability to make the spectacular catch — he possessed hands seemingly lined with Velcro and the body control of an Olympic gymnast — also set him apart and made him a favored target of such players as Cunningham and Moon during the course of his career.
For Amalya Knapp, a competitive gymnast, her Orthodox Jewish family's staunch commitment to upholding their traditions by observing Sabbath without competition cost her.
Amalya said she wants one day to be an Olympic gymnast.