gymnast

[ jim-nast, -nuh st ]SEE DEFINITION OF gymnast

Synonyms for gymnast

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The strength of his arms was enormous, for he was a deep-chested man, and had been a gymnast.

It was a feat that a gymnast would have accomplished with difficulty.

It was not difficult for a gymnast to slide down the rope head foremost.

In addition to my training as contortionist I was being trained as gymnast.

He has more the character of the gymnast than of the athlete.

In his early manhood he had been a gymnast and a prize winner.

I asked Mr. Potter how long a drop would be possible for a gymnast.

A gymnast who turns flip-flops between the Here and the Not-Here.

But Gymnast said, If the devils have passed there, I will pass well enough.

Gymnast presently asked Gargantua if they should pursue them.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s in the modern sense, a back-formation from gymnastic. Greek gymnastes was "a trainer of professional athletes."

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acrobat

nounperformer who does tricks, physical feats
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