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athlete

ath·lete

athlete

 
pronunciation:
aeth lit
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who participates in sports or other physical activities, often as a competitor.
He thinks professional athletes get paid too much money.My father was a college athlete and won a few trophies.
definition 2: a person with natural talent in sports or other physical activities.
Your four-year-old is quite an athlete; she does a wonderful handstand!
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  exercise, game, sport