Synonyms for Athlete:
n.discus, athletics, cross country, distance, the broad jump, athletic, caber, decathlon, event. •athlete (noun)
•person involved in sports (noun)
competitor, contender, contestant, amateur, professional, jock, challenger, jockey.
football player, professional, Pole Vaulter, skater, contender, diver, shot putter, swimmer, sportswoman, swordsman, boxer, Trackman, weight lifter, slalom racer, challenger, sportsman, marathoner, hockey player, polo player, wrestler, tennis player, semi-professional, contestant, jockey, long-jumper, bicyclist, bowler, ski jumper, competitor, runner, ballplayer, varsity man, high-jumper, fencer, basketball player, volleyball player, pugilist, gymnast, hurdler, skier, badminton player, javelin thrower, soccer player, golfer, jogger, champion, amateur, acrobat, discus thrower.
discus, athletics, runner, diver, the broad jump, athletic, caber, decathlon, gymnast. event. cross country. distance. •Other relevant words:
boxer, contender, professional, acrobat, contestant, ballplayer, distance, decathlon, amateur, hurdler, event, competitor, wrestler, diver, sportsman, athletics, runner, gymnast, challenger, champion, jockey, caber, pugilist, sportswoman, skater.