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Noun athlete has 1 sense
- athlete, jock - a person trained to compete in sports
--1 is a kind of contestant
--1 has particulars:
| ||acrobat; amateur; ball hawk; ballplayer, baseball player; basketball player, basketeer, cager; bounder, leaper, jumper; climber; cricketer; football player, footballer; gymnast; hockey player, ice-hockey player; hooker; hurdler; jumper; lacrosse player; letterman; Olympian; pentathlete; professional, pro; runner; sharpshooter; shot putter; skater; skier; sledder; soccer player; sport, sportsman, sportswoman; striker; substitute, reserve; swimmer; swinger; tennis player; vaulter, pole vaulter, pole jumper; weightlifter, lifter; winger; Fosbury, Dick Fosbury, Richard D. Fosbury; Mathias, Bob Mathias, Robert Bruce Mathias; Owens, Jesse Owens, James Cleveland Owens; Thorpe, Jim Thorpe, James Francis Thorpe; Zaharias, Babe Zaharias, Didrikson, Babe Didrikson, Mildred Ella Didrikson, Mildred Ella Didrikson Zaharias|