athletenoun [ C ]uk /ˈæθ.liːt/ us /ˈæθ.liːt/
She has the build of an athlete.
- She's an immensely talented young athlete.
- He is a father, sales manager, and athlete all rolled into one.
- Her new trainer has promised to make an olympic athlete of her.
- If an athlete makes a false start, the race must be restarted.
- He is currently considered to be the best British athlete.
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