One who performs gymnastics.
Other Word Forms of Gymnast
Origin of Gymnast
From Ancient Greek γυμναστής (gumnastēs, “trainer of athletes”), from γυμνάζω (gumnazō, “I train naked, exercise”), from γυμνός (gumnos, “naked”)
French gymnaste from Greek gumnastēs trainer of professional athletes from gumnazein to exercise gymnasium
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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