A person who plays a game
Someone who has been a winner in a contest.
(UK) A man who engages in sports. A male athlete.
A woman who is active in sports.
The space shuttle Challenger, named after the HMS Challenger (1858), destroyed on January 28, 1986 with loss of its seven-member crew.
A person who is trained and skilled in gymnastics, especially one who engages in competition.
One who plays a ball game, especially baseball.
One that contests or disputes something, such as an election or a will.
One lacking the skill of a professional, as in an art.
A skilled practitioner; an expert.
A semi-professional sportsman or athlete
(US, slang, pejorative) An enthusiastic athlete or sports fan, especially one with few other interests. A slow-witted person of large size and great physical strength. A pretty boy that shows off in sport.
An expert performer of tricks in tumbling or on the trapeze, tightrope, etc.; skilled gymnast
Find another word for athlete. In this page you can discover 18 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for athlete, like: player, champion, sportsman, sportswoman, challenger, gymnast, ballplayer, contestant, competitor, amateur and professional.