an expert in gymnastics
Origin of gymnastClassical Greek gymnastēs, trainer of athletes
A person who is trained and skilled in gymnastics, especially one who engages in competition.
Origin of gymnastFrench gymnaste, from Greek gumnastēs, trainer of professional athletes, from gumnazein, to exercise; see Gymnasium .
- One who performs gymnastics
From Ancient Greek γυμναστής (gumnastēs, “trainer of athletes”), from γυμνάζω (gumnazō, “I train naked, exercise”), from γυμνός (gumnos, “naked”)