A young gymnast.
gymnast definition by Webster's New World
Origin of gymnastClassical Greek gymnastēs, trainer of athletes
gymnast definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin of gymnastFrench gymnaste, from Greek gumnastēs, trainer of professional athletes, from gumnazein, to exercise; see Gymnasium .
gymnast definition by Wiktionary
- One who performs gymnastics
From Ancient Greek γυμναστής (gumnastēs, “trainer of athletes”), from γυμνάζω (gumnazō, “I train naked, exercise”), from γυμνός (gumnos, “naked”)