Meaning of “Olympic” in the English Dictionary

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"Olympic" in British English

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Olympicadjective [ before noun ]

uk /əˈlɪm.pɪk/ us /oʊˈlɪm.pɪk/

of or relating to the Olympics:

the International Olympic Committee
an Olympic gold medallist

More examples

  • Her new trainer has promised to make an olympic athlete of her.
  • He won three Olympic medals during his career.
  • The most dramatic moment of the ceremony is the lighting of the olympic flame.
  • The sport has recently become an Olympic event.
  • The 2000 games in Sydney were the largest in Olympic history.

(Definition of “Olympic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)