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james_cleveland_owens

  • noun United States athlete and Black American whose success in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin outraged Hitler (1913-1980)
    Owens; Jesse Owens.

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mathias

  • noun United States athlete who won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon (born in 1930)
    Bob Mathias; Robert Bruce Mathias.

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skate

  • noun sports equipment that is worn on the feet to enable the wearer to glide along and to be propelled by the alternate actions of the legs
  • noun large edible rays having a long snout and thick tail with pectoral fins continuous with the head; swim by undulating the edges of the pectoral fins

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fairness

  • noun conformity with rules or standards
    equity.
    • the judge recognized the fairness of my claim
  • noun ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty
    fair-mindedness; candor; candour.

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wayne_gretzky

  • noun high-scoring Canadian ice-hockey player (born in 1961)
    Gretzky.

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say_hey_kid

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1931)
    Willie Mays; Willie Howard Mays Jr.; Mays.

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carl_yastrzemski

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1939)
    Yastrzemski.

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semipro

  • noun an athlete who plays for pay on a part-time basis
    semiprofessional.

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sway

  • noun controlling influence
  • noun pitching dangerously to one side
    tilt; careen; rock.

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richard_d._fosbury

  • noun United States athlete who revolutionized the high jump by introducing the Fosbury flop in the 1968 Olympics (born in 1947)
    Dick Fosbury; Fosbury.

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woman

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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frederick_carleton_lewis

  • noun United States athlete who won gold medals at the Olympics for his skill in sprinting and jumping (born in 1961)
    Lewis; Carl Lewis.

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circus_acrobat

  • noun an acrobat who performs acrobatic feats in a circus

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pinch

  • noun a painful or straitened circumstance
    • the pinch of the recession
  • noun an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed

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race

  • noun any competition
    • the race for the presidency
  • noun a contest of speed
    • the race is to the swift

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stringer

  • noun a member of a squad on a team
    • a first stringer
    • a second stringer
  • noun a worker who strings
    • a stringer of beads

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henry_louis_aaron

  • noun United States professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934)
    Hank Aaron; Aaron.

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billie_jean_moffitt_king

  • noun United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)
    Billie Jean King; King.

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aerialist

  • noun an acrobat who performs in the air (as on a rope or trapeze)

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hutton

  • noun English cricketer (1916-1990)
    Sir Leonard Hutton.
  • noun Scottish geologist who described the processes that have shaped the surface of the earth (1726-1797)
    James Hutton.

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second

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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pass

  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; walk.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls
  • noun (military) a written leave of absence
    • he had a pass for three days

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substitute

  • noun a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
    replacement.
  • noun an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
    second-stringer; reserve.

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sub

  • noun a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
    wedge; bomber; hero; hero sandwich; poor boy; submarine; zep; Cuban sandwich; grinder; torpedo; hoagie; Italian sandwich; hoagy; submarine sandwich.
  • noun a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
    submarine; U-boat; pigboat.

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pass_catcher

  • noun a football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass
    pass receiver; receiver.

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orr

  • noun Canadian hockey player (born 1948)
    Robert Orr; Bobby Orr.

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theodore_samuel_williams

  • noun United States baseball player noted as a hitter (1918-2002)
    Ted Williams; Williams.

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tightrope_walker

  • noun an acrobat who performs on a tightrope or slack rope
    funambulist.

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joseph_paul_dimaggio

  • noun United States professional baseball player noted for his batting ability (1914-1999)
    Joe DiMaggio; DiMaggio.

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hero

  • noun a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
    • RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain
  • noun the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

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chris_evert

  • noun United States tennis player who won women's singles titles in the United States and at Wimbledon (born in 1954)
    Evert; Christine Marie Evert; Chrissie Evert.

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berra

  • noun United States baseball player (born 1925)
    Lawrence Peter Berra; Yogi; Yogi Berra.

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ball_hawk

  • noun a team athlete who is skilled at stealing or catching the ball

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baseball

  • noun a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs
    baseball game.
    • he played baseball in high school
    • there was a baseball game on every empty lot
    • there was a desire for National League ball in the area
    • play ball!
  • noun a ball used in playing baseball

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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wade

  • noun English tennis player who won many women's singles titles (born in 1945)
    Virginia Wade.
  • verb walk (through relatively shallow water)
    • Can we wade across the river to the other side?
    • Wade the pond

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gibson

  • noun United States illustrator remembered for his creation of the `Gibson girl' (1867-1944)
    Charles Dana Gibson; C. D. Gibson.
  • noun Australian actor (born in the United States in 1956)
    Mel Gibson; Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson.

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long-distance_runner

  • noun someone who participates in long-distance races (especially in marathons)
    marathon runner; road runner; marathoner.

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climb

  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; raise; rise; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise
  • noun an event that involves rising to a higher point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
    climbing; mounting.

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pentathlete

  • noun an athlete who competes in a pentathlon

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climber

  • noun a vine or climbing plant that readily grows up a support or over other plants
  • noun someone seeking social prominence by obsequious behavior
    social climber.

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utility_man

  • noun a baseball player valued for the ability to play at several positions
  • noun a workman expected to serve in any capacity when called on

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yogi

  • noun United States baseball player (born 1925)
    Lawrence Peter Berra; Berra; Yogi Berra.
  • noun one who practices yoga and has achieved a high level of spiritual insight

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free_agent

  • noun (sports) a professional athlete who is free to sign a contract to play for any team
  • noun someone acting freely or even irresponsibly
    free spirit; freewheeler.

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football_player

  • noun an athlete who plays American football
    footballer.

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rodney_george_laver

  • noun Australian tennis player who in 1962 was the second man to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles titles in the same year; in 1969 he repeated this feat (born in 1938)
    Laver; Rod Laver.

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mickey_charles_mantle

  • noun United States baseball player (1931-1997)
    Mickey Mantle; Mantle.

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twirler

  • noun someone who twirls a baton
    baton twirler.
  • noun (baseball) the person who does the pitching
    hurler; pitcher.
    • our pitcher has a sore arm

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wicket

  • noun cricket equipment consisting of a set of three stumps topped by crosspieces; used in playing cricket
  • noun a small arch used as croquet equipment
    hoop.

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henry_louis_gehrig

  • noun baseball player who died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (1903-1941)
    Gehrig; Lou Gehrig.

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babe_didrikson

  • noun outstanding United States athlete (1914-1956)
    Babe Zaharias; Mildred Ella Didrikson Zaharias; Mildred Ella Didrikson; Didrikson; Zaharias.

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minor

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • adjective of lesser importance or stature or rank
    • a minor poet
    • had a minor part in the play
    • a minor official
    • many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen
    • minor back roads

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netkeeper

  • noun the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal
    goaltender; netminder; goalkeeper; goalie.
  • noun the defensive position on an ice hockey or soccer or lacrosse team who stands in front of the goal and tries to prevent opposing players from scoring
    goaltender; goalkeeper; goalie.

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dimaggio

  • noun United States professional baseball player noted for his batting ability (1914-1999)
    Joe DiMaggio; Joseph Paul DiMaggio.

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batsman

  • noun (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
    batter; slugger; hitter.

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netminder

  • noun the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal
    goaltender; goalkeeper; netkeeper; goalie.

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little_mo_connolly

  • noun United States tennis player who was the first woman to win the United States, British, French, and Australian championships in the same year (1953) (1934-1969)
    Connolly; Maureen Catherine Connolly.

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backstroker

  • noun someone who swims the backstroke

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joe_dimaggio

  • noun United States professional baseball player noted for his batting ability (1914-1999)
    DiMaggio; Joseph Paul DiMaggio.

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yogi_berra

  • noun United States baseball player (born 1925)
    Lawrence Peter Berra; Yogi; Berra.

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woman

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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leaper

  • noun someone who bounds or leaps (as in competition)
    bounder.

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bowler

  • noun a cricketer who delivers the ball to the batsman in cricket
  • noun a player who rolls balls down an alley at pins

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john_mcgraw

  • noun United States baseball player and manager (1873-1934)
    McGraw; John Joseph McGraw.

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plunger

  • noun someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains
    speculator.
  • noun someone who dives (into water)
    diver.

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mildred_ella_didrikson_zaharias

  • noun outstanding United States athlete (1914-1956)
    Babe Didrikson; Babe Zaharias; Mildred Ella Didrikson; Didrikson; Zaharias.

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bush_leaguer

  • noun a player on a minor-league baseball team
    minor leaguer.

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danton_true_young

  • noun United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)
    Cy Young; Young.

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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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musial

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1920)
    Stan Musial; Stanley Frank Musial; Stan the Man.

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bench_warmer

  • noun (sports) a substitute who seldom plays

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sir_jack_hobbs

  • noun notable English cricketer (1882-1963)
    Hobbs; John Berry Hobbs.

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goal

  • noun the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it
    end.
    • the ends justify the means
  • noun the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey)
    destination; finish.
    • a crowd assembled at the finish
    • he was nearly exhausted as their destination came into view

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connors

  • noun outstanding United States tennis player (born in 1952)
    Jimmy Conors; James Scott Connors.

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tightrope

  • noun tightly stretched rope or wire on which acrobats perform high above the ground

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sportsperson

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john_donald_budge

  • noun United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000)
    Budge; Don Budge.

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christine_marie_evert

  • noun United States tennis player who won women's singles titles in the United States and at Wimbledon (born in 1954)
    Evert; Chrissie Evert; Chris Evert.

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thorpe

  • noun outstanding United States athlete (1888-1953)
    James Francis Thorpe; Jim Thorpe.

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connolly

  • noun United States tennis player who was the first woman to win the United States, British, French, and Australian championships in the same year (1953) (1934-1969)
    Maureen Catherine Connolly; Little Mo Connolly.

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hawk

  • noun diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
  • noun an advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations
    war hawk.

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weightlift

  • noun bodybuilding by exercise that involves lifting weights
    weightlifting.
  • verb lift weights
    press; weight-lift.
    • This guy can press 300 pounds

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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robert_bruce_mathias

  • noun United States athlete who won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon (born in 1930)
    Mathias; Bob Mathias.

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basket

  • noun a container that is usually woven and has handles
    handbasket.
  • noun the quantity contained in a basket
    basketful.

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john_joseph_mcgraw

  • noun United States baseball player and manager (1873-1934)
    McGraw; John McGraw.

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wing

  • noun a movable organ for flying (one of a pair)
  • noun one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane

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blocker

  • noun a football player whose responsibility is to block players attempting to stop an offensive play
  • noun a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process
    blocking agent.

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basketeer

  • noun an athlete who plays basketball
    basketball player; cager.

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billie_jean_king

  • noun United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)
    King; Billie Jean Moffitt King.

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stephanie_graf

  • noun German tennis player who won seven women's singles titles at Wimbledon (born in 1969)
    Graf; Steffi Graf.

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jock

  • noun a person trained to compete in sports
    athlete.
  • noun a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise
    suspensor; supporter; jockstrap; athletic supporter.

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gertrude_ederle

  • noun United States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1906-2003)
    Gertrude Caroline Ederle; Ederle.

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lawrence_peter_berra

  • noun United States baseball player (born 1925)
    Yogi; Berra; Yogi Berra.

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outdoor_man

  • noun someone who enjoys outdoor activities
    sporting man.

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soccer

  • noun a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal
    association football.

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hoop

  • noun a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt
  • noun a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling
    ring.
    • there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse

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moody

  • noun United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)
    Helen Newington Wills; Helen Wills Moody; Helen Wills.
  • noun United States evangelist (1837-1899)
    Dwight Lyman Moody.

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lendl

  • noun United States tennis player (born in Czechoslovakia) who won several singles championships; in 1992 he became a United States citizen (born in 1960)
    Ivan Lendl.

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non

  • adverb negation of a word or group of words
    not.
    • he does not speak French
    • she is not going
    • they are not friends
    • not many
    • not much
    • not at all

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cornerback

  • noun a defensive football player stationed outside the linebackers

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martina_navratilova

  • noun United States tennis player (born in Czechoslovakia) who won nine Wimbledon women's singles championships (born in 1956)
    Navratilova.

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john_berry_hobbs

  • noun notable English cricketer (1882-1963)
    Hobbs; Sir Jack Hobbs.

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don_budge

  • noun United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000)
    Budge; John Donald Budge.

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dick_fosbury

  • noun United States athlete who revolutionized the high jump by introducing the Fosbury flop in the 1968 Olympics (born in 1947)
    Fosbury; Richard D. Fosbury.

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gordon_howe

  • noun Canadian hockey player who holds the record for playing the most games (born 1928)
    Gordie Howe; Howe.

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aaron

  • noun United States professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934)
    Hank Aaron; Henry Louis Aaron.
  • noun (Old Testament) elder brother of Moses and first high priest of the Israelites; created the golden calf

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rock

  • noun a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
    stone.
    • he threw a rock at me
  • noun material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
    stone.
    • that mountain is solid rock
    • stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

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didrikson

  • noun outstanding United States athlete (1914-1956)
    Babe Didrikson; Babe Zaharias; Mildred Ella Didrikson Zaharias; Mildred Ella Didrikson; Zaharias.

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ederle

  • noun United States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1906-2003)
    Gertrude Caroline Ederle; Gertrude Ederle.

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sled

  • noun a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
    sledge; sleigh.
  • verb ride (on) a sled
    sleigh.

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tennis_pro

  • noun someone who earns a living playing or teaching tennis
    professional tennis player.

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lifter

  • noun an athlete who lifts barbells
    weightlifter.
  • noun a thief who steals goods that are in a store
    shoplifter; booster.

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goalkeeper

  • noun the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal
    goaltender; netminder; netkeeper; goalie.
  • noun the defensive position on an ice hockey or soccer or lacrosse team who stands in front of the goal and tries to prevent opposing players from scoring
    goaltender; netkeeper; goalie.

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professional_tennis_player

  • noun someone who earns a living playing or teaching tennis
    tennis pro.

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funambulist

  • noun an acrobat who performs on a tightrope or slack rope
    tightrope walker.

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hooker

  • noun United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879)
    Joseph Hooker; Fighting Joe Hooker.
  • noun English theologian (1554-1600)
    Richard Hooker.

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football_game

  • noun any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
    football.

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margaret_court

  • noun Australian woman tennis player who won many major championships (born in 1947)
    Court.

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base

  • noun installation from which a military force initiates operations
    base of operations.
    • the attack wiped out our forward bases
  • noun lowest support of a structure
    foundation; substructure; groundwork; understructure; fundament; foot.
    • it was built on a base of solid rock
    • he stood at the foot of the tower

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babe_ruth

  • noun United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948)
    George Herman Ruth; Ruth; Sultan of Swat.

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leroy_robert_paige

  • noun United States baseball player; a black pitcher noted for his longevity (1906-1982)
    Paige; Satchel Paige.

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luger

  • noun someone who races the luge
    slider.
  • noun a German semiautomatic pistol

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acrobat

  • noun an athlete who performs acts requiring skill and agility and coordination

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budge

  • noun United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000)
    Don Budge; John Donald Budge.
  • verb move very slightly
    shift; stir; agitate.
    • He shifted in his seat

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monica_seles

  • noun United States tennis player (born in Yugoslavia in 1973)
    Seles.

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pole_jumper

  • noun an athlete who jumps over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole
    pole vaulter; vaulter.

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dribbler

  • noun a basketball player who is dribbling the ball to advance it
  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    driveller; drooler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

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swing

  • noun a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity
    • the party went with a swing
    • it took time to get into the swing of things
  • noun mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth

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owens

  • noun United States athlete and Black American whose success in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin outraged Hitler (1913-1980)
    James Cleveland Owens; Jesse Owens.
  • noun Welsh industrialist and social reformer who founded cooperative communities (1771-1858)
    Owen; Robert Owen.

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major

  • noun a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    John Roy Major; John Major; John R. Major.

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helen_wills_moody

  • noun United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)
    Helen Newington Wills; Helen Wills; Moody.

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hurdle

  • noun a light movable barrier that competitors must leap over in certain races
  • noun an obstacle that you are expected to overcome
    • the last hurdle before graduation

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sporting_man

  • noun someone who leads a merry existence; especially a gambler on the outcome of sporting events
  • noun someone who enjoys outdoor activities
    outdoor man.

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lou_gehrig

  • noun baseball player who died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (1903-1941)
    Gehrig; Henry Louis Gehrig.

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little

  • noun a small amount or duration
    • he accepted the little they gave him
  • adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    small.
    • a little dining room
    • a little house
    • a small car
    • a little (or small) group

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basketball

  • noun a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop
    hoops; basketball game.
  • noun an inflated ball used in playing basketball

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gertrude_caroline_ederle

  • noun United States swimmer who in 1926 became the first woman to swim the English Channel (1906-2003)
    Ederle; Gertrude Ederle.

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mcgraw

  • noun United States baseball player and manager (1873-1934)
    John McGraw; John Joseph McGraw.

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hockey_player

  • noun an athlete who plays hockey
    ice-hockey player.

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ice-skater

  • noun someone who engages in ice skating

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escalader

  • noun someone who gains access by the use of ladders

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slider

  • noun a person who slips or slides because of loss of traction
    slipper; skidder.
  • noun someone who races the luge
    luger.

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distance

  • noun the property created by the space between two objects or points
  • noun a distant region
    • I could see it in the distance

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mantle

  • noun the cloak as a symbol of authority
    • place the mantle of authority on younger shoulders
  • noun United States baseball player (1931-1997)
    Mickey Mantle; Mickey Charles Mantle.

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carl_lewis

  • noun United States athlete who won gold medals at the Olympics for his skill in sprinting and jumping (born in 1961)
    Lewis; Frederick Carleton Lewis.

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tackler

  • noun a football player who tackles the ball carrier

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ice-hockey_player

  • noun an athlete who plays hockey
    hockey player.

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gehrig

  • noun baseball player who died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (1903-1941)
    Henry Louis Gehrig; Lou Gehrig.

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sir_leonard_hutton

  • noun English cricketer (1916-1990)
    Hutton.

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jim_thorpe

  • noun outstanding United States athlete (1888-1953)
    Thorpe; James Francis Thorpe.

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runner

  • noun someone who imports or exports without paying duties
    contrabandist; smuggler; moon curser; moon-curser.
  • noun someone who travels on foot by running

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jack_roosevelt_robinson

  • noun United States baseball player; first Black to play in the major leagues (1919-1972)
    Jackie Robinson; Robinson.

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pro

  • noun an athlete who plays for pay
    professional.
  • noun an argument in favor of a proposal

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keeper

  • noun someone in charge of other people
    • am I my brother's keeper?
  • noun one having charge of buildings or grounds or animals
    custodian; steward.

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minor_leaguer

  • noun a player on a minor-league baseball team
    bush leaguer.

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marathon

  • noun any long and arduous undertaking
    endurance contest.
  • noun a footrace of 26 miles 385 yards

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mountain

  • noun a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill
    mount.
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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mountaineer

  • noun someone who climbs mountains
    mountain climber.
  • verb climb mountains for pleasure as a sport

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althea_gibson

  • noun United States tennis player who was the first Black woman player to win all the major world singles titles (1927-2003)
    Gibson.

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paige

  • noun United States baseball player; a black pitcher noted for his longevity (1906-1982)
    Leroy Robert Paige; Satchel Paige.

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hurler

  • noun (baseball) the person who does the pitching
    twirler; pitcher.
    • our pitcher has a sore arm

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ivan_lendl

  • noun United States tennis player (born in Czechoslovakia) who won several singles championships; in 1992 he became a United States citizen (born in 1960)
    Lendl.

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lewis

  • noun United States rock star singer and pianist (born in 1935)
    Jerry Lee Lewis.
  • noun United States athlete who won gold medals at the Olympics for his skill in sprinting and jumping (born in 1961)
    Frederick Carleton Lewis; Carl Lewis.

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professional

  • noun a person engaged in one of the learned professions
    professional person.
  • noun an athlete who plays for pay
    pro.

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skinny

  • noun confidential information about a topic or person
    • he wanted the inside skinny on the new partner
  • adjective satellite being very thin
    underweight; boney; scraggy; scrawny; weedy.
    • a child with skinny freckled legs
    • a long scrawny neck

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robinson

  • noun English chemist noted for his studies of molecular structures in plants (1886-1975)
    Robert Robinson; Sir Robert Robinson.
  • noun United States prizefighter who won the world middleweight championship five times and the world welterweight championship once (1921-1989)
    Sugar Ray Robinson; Walker Smith; Ray Robinson.

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soccer_player

  • noun an athlete who plays soccer

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reserve

  • noun formality and propriety of manner
    modesty.
  • noun something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
    stockpile; backlog.

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yastrzemski

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1939)
    Carl Yastrzemski.

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shot

  • noun the act of firing a projectile
    shooting.
    • his shooting was slow but accurate
  • noun a solid missile discharged from a firearm
    pellet.
    • the shot buzzed past his ear

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hopper

  • noun funnel-shaped receptacle; contents pass by gravity into a receptacle below
  • noun someone who hops
    • at hopscotch, the best hoppers are the children

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ski_jumper

  • noun a skier who leaps through the air (especially on a ski jump)

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baseball_player

  • noun an athlete who plays baseball
    ballplayer.

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tennis_player

  • noun an athlete who plays tennis

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bush

  • noun a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
    shrub.
  • noun a large wilderness area

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hockey

  • noun a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net
    field hockey.
  • noun a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks
    ice hockey; hockey game.

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equity

  • noun the difference between the market value of a property and the claims held against it
  • noun the ownership interest of shareholders in a corporation

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wicket-keeper

  • noun stands behind the wicket to catch balls

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goalie

  • noun the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal
    goaltender; netminder; goalkeeper; netkeeper.
  • noun the defensive position on an ice hockey or soccer or lacrosse team who stands in front of the goal and tries to prevent opposing players from scoring
    goaltender; goalkeeper; netkeeper.

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dwight_davis

  • noun United States tennis player who donated the Davis Cup for international team tennis competition (1879-1945)
    Davis; Dwight Filley Davis.

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marathoner

  • noun someone who participates in long-distance races (especially in marathons)
    marathon runner; road runner; long-distance runner.

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batter

  • noun (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
    batsman; slugger; hitter.
  • noun a liquid or semiliquid mixture, as of flour, eggs, and milk, used in cooking

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ted_williams

  • noun United States baseball player noted as a hitter (1918-2002)
    Theodore Samuel Williams; Williams.

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cragsman

  • noun a climber of vertical rock faces
    rock climber.

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catcher

  • noun (baseball) the person who plays the position of catcher
    backstop.
  • noun the position on a baseball team of the player who is stationed behind home plate and who catches the balls that the pitcher throws
    • a catcher needs a lot of protective equipment
    • a catcher plays behind the plate

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sharpshooter

  • noun an athlete noted for accurate aim
  • noun someone skilled in shooting
    crack shot; marksman.

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miler

  • noun (used only in combinations) the length of something in miles
    • the race was a 30-miler
  • noun a runner in a one-mile race

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arthur_robert_ashe

  • noun United States tennis player who was the first Black to win United States and English singles championships (1943-1993)
    Ashe; Arthur Ashe.

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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base_runner

  • noun a baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base)
    runner.

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cy_young

  • noun United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955)
    Danton True Young; Young.

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olympian

  • noun an athlete who participates in the Olympic games
  • noun a classical Greek god after the overthrow of the Titans
    Olympic god.

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mildred_ella_didrikson

  • noun outstanding United States athlete (1914-1956)
    Babe Didrikson; Babe Zaharias; Mildred Ella Didrikson Zaharias; Didrikson; Zaharias.

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rock_climber

  • noun a climber of vertical rock faces
    cragsman.

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sport

  • noun an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    athletics.
  • noun the occupation of athletes who compete for pay

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diver

  • noun someone who works underwater
    frogman; underwater diver.
  • noun someone who dives (into water)
    plunger.

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lacrosse_player

  • noun an athlete who plays lacrosse

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dwight_filley_davis

  • noun United States tennis player who donated the Davis Cup for international team tennis competition (1879-1945)
    Davis; Dwight Davis.

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steffi_graf

  • noun German tennis player who won seven women's singles titles at Wimbledon (born in 1969)
    Stephanie Graf; Graf.

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stan_musial

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1920)
    Musial; Stanley Frank Musial; Stan the Man.

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linebacker

  • noun a defensive football player who takes a position close behind the linemen
    line backer.
  • noun (American football) the position of a defensive football player who plays close behind the line of scrimmage
    line backer.

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jumper

  • noun a person who jumps
    • as the jumper neared the ground he lost control
    • the jumper's parachute opened
  • noun an athlete who competes at jumping
    • he is one hell of a jumper

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king

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    male monarch; Rex.
  • noun a competitor who holds a preeminent position
    world-beater; queen.

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arthur_ashe

  • noun United States tennis player who was the first Black to win United States and English singles championships (1943-1993)
    Ashe; Arthur Robert Ashe.

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laver

  • noun Australian tennis player who in 1962 was the second man to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles titles in the same year; in 1969 he repeated this feat (born in 1938)
    Rodney George Laver; Rod Laver.
  • noun (Old Testament) large basin used by a priest in an ancient Jewish temple to perform ritual ablutions

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roller

  • noun a grounder that rolls along the infield
  • noun a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
    rolling wave; roll.

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big_leaguer

  • noun a member of a major-league baseball team
    major leaguer.

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road_runner

  • noun someone who participates in long-distance races (especially in marathons)
    marathon runner; marathoner; long-distance runner.

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pole_vaulter

  • noun an athlete who jumps over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole
    pole jumper; vaulter.

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receiver

  • noun set that receives radio or tv signals
    receiving system.
  • noun (law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties
    liquidator.

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vault

  • noun a burial chamber (usually underground)
    burial vault.
  • noun a strongroom or compartment (often made of steel) for safekeeping of valuables
    bank vault.

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big_bill_tilden

  • noun United States tennis player who dominated men's tennis in the 1920s (1893-1953)
    William Tatem Tilden Jr.; Tilden.

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field_goal

  • noun a score in American football; a score made by kicking the ball between the opponents' goal posts
  • noun a score in basketball made by throwing the ball through the hoop
    basket.

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seles

  • noun United States tennis player (born in Yugoslavia in 1973)
    Monica Seles.

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pole

  • noun a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Poland

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korbut

  • noun Soviet gymnast (born in 1955)
    Olga Korbut.

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woman

  • noun an adult female person (as opposed to a man)
    adult female.
    • the woman kept house while the man hunted
  • noun a female person who plays a significant role (wife or mistress or girlfriend) in the life of a particular man
    • he was faithful to his woman

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satchel_paige

  • noun United States baseball player; a black pitcher noted for his longevity (1906-1982)
    Leroy Robert Paige; Paige.

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pinch_hitter

  • noun (baseball) a substitute for the regular batter

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raise

  • noun the amount a salary is increased
    wage hike; hike; rise; salary increase; wage increase.
    • he got a 3% raise
    • he got a wage hike
  • noun an upward slope or grade (as in a road)
    acclivity; upgrade; rise; climb; ascent.
    • the car couldn't make it up the rise

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swimmer

  • noun a trained athlete who participates in swimming meets
    • he was an Olympic swimmer
  • noun a person who travels through the water by swimming
    bather; natator.
    • he is not a good swimmer

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discrimination

  • noun unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
    favouritism; favoritism.
  • noun the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished
    secernment.

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lift

  • noun the act of giving temporary assistance
  • noun the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
    aerodynamic lift.

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jimmy_conors

  • noun outstanding United States tennis player (born in 1952)
    James Scott Connors; Connors.

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mickey_mantle

  • noun United States baseball player (1931-1997)
    Mickey Charles Mantle; Mantle.

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snipe

  • noun Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks
  • noun a gunshot from a concealed location

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fieldsman

  • noun a member of the cricket team that is fielding rather than batting
    fielder.

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gretzky

  • noun high-scoring Canadian ice-hockey player (born in 1961)
    Wayne Gretzky.

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ski

  • noun narrow wood or metal or plastic runners used in pairs for gliding over snow
  • verb move along on skis
    • We love to ski the Rockies
    • My children don't ski

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mount

  • noun a lightweight horse kept for riding only
    riding horse; saddle horse.
  • noun the act of climbing something
    climb.
    • it was a difficult climb to the top

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willie_howard_mays_jr.

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1931)
    Willie Mays; Say Hey Kid; Mays.

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stan_the_man

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1920)
    Stan Musial; Musial; Stanley Frank Musial.

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gordie_howe

  • noun Canadian hockey player who holds the record for playing the most games (born 1928)
    Gordon Howe; Howe.

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cager

  • noun an athlete who plays basketball
    basketball player; basketeer.

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sultan_of_swat

  • noun United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948)
    George Herman Ruth; Ruth; Babe Ruth.

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player

  • noun a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
    participant.
  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    musician; instrumentalist.

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rod_laver

  • noun Australian tennis player who in 1962 was the second man to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles titles in the same year; in 1969 he repeated this feat (born in 1938)
    Rodney George Laver; Laver.

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olga_korbut

  • noun Soviet gymnast (born in 1955)
    Korbut.

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williams

  • noun United States country singer and songwriter (1923-1953)
    Hiram Williams; Hiram King Williams; Hank Williams.
  • noun English philosopher credited with reviving the field of moral philosophy (1929-2003)
    Bernard Arthur Owen Williams; Sir Bernard Williams.

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tumbler

  • noun a gymnast who performs rolls and somersaults and twists etc.
  • noun a glass with a flat bottom but no handle or stem; originally had a round bottom

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major_leaguer

  • noun a member of a major-league baseball team
    big leaguer.

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ball

  • noun round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games
    • the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve
    • the mayor threw out the first ball
    • the ball rolled into the corner pocket
  • noun a solid projectile that is shot by a musket
    musket ball.
    • they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball

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shot_putter

  • noun an athlete who competes in the shot put

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james_scott_connors

  • noun outstanding United States tennis player (born in 1952)
    Jimmy Conors; Connors.

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football_hero

  • noun a football player who has achieved a reputation for success

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basketball_hoop

  • noun horizontal circular metal hoop supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball
    basket; hoop.

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maureen_catherine_connolly

  • noun United States tennis player who was the first woman to win the United States, British, French, and Australian championships in the same year (1953) (1934-1969)
    Connolly; Little Mo Connolly.

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fielder

  • noun a member of the baseball team that is in the field instead of at bat
  • noun a member of the cricket team that is fielding rather than batting
    fieldsman.

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lacrosse

  • noun a game invented by American Indians; now played by two teams who use long-handled rackets to catch and carry and throw the ball toward the opponents' goal

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stanley_frank_musial

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1920)
    Stan Musial; Musial; Stan the Man.

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center

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
    centerfield; center field.
    • he hit the ball to deep center

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pass_receiver

  • noun a football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass
    pass catcher; receiver.

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bob_mathias

  • noun United States athlete who won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon (born in 1930)
    Mathias; Robert Bruce Mathias.

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zaharias

  • noun outstanding United States athlete (1914-1956)
    Babe Didrikson; Babe Zaharias; Mildred Ella Didrikson Zaharias; Mildred Ella Didrikson; Didrikson.

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jackie_robinson

  • noun United States baseball player; first Black to play in the major leagues (1919-1972)
    Robinson; Jack Roosevelt Robinson.

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outdoor

  • adjective located, suited for, or taking place in the open air
    outside; out-of-door.
    • outdoor clothes
    • badminton and other outdoor games
    • a beautiful outdoor setting for the wedding
  • adjective pertaining to or concerning the outdoors or outdoor activities
    • outdoor education is the area of teacher training concerned with training for outdoor activities

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letterman

  • noun an athlete who has earned a letter in a school sport

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sporting

  • adjective satellite exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
    sporty; clean; sportsmanlike.
    • a clean fight
    • a sporting solution of the disagreement
    • sportsmanlike conduct
  • verb wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner
    sport; feature; boast.
    • she was sporting a new hat

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hobbs

  • noun notable English cricketer (1882-1963)
    Sir Jack Hobbs; John Berry Hobbs.

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slugger

  • noun (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
    batsman; batter; hitter.
  • noun a boxer noted for an ability to deliver hard punches
    slogger.

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helen_newington_wills

  • noun United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)
    Helen Wills Moody; Helen Wills; Moody.

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lineman

  • noun one of the players on the line of scrimmage
  • noun the surveyor who marks positions with a range pole

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sprinter

  • noun someone who runs a short distance at top speed

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swinger

  • noun someone who swings sports implements
  • noun a person who engages freely in promiscuous sex
    tramp.

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bench

  • noun a long seat for more than one person
  • noun a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
    terrace.

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dipper

  • noun a ladle that has a cup with a long handle
  • noun a cluster of seven stars in Ursa Minor; at the end of the dipper's handle is Polaris
    Little Dipper.

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footballer

  • noun an athlete who plays American football
    football player.

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little_leaguer

  • noun a player between 8 and 12 years of age who is a member of a little-league team

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swim

  • noun the act of swimming
    swimming.
    • it was the swimming they enjoyed most": "they took a short swim in the pool
  • verb travel through water
    • We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore
    • a big fish was swimming in the tank

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sportsmanship

  • noun fairness in following the rules of the game

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big

  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world
  • adjective satellite significant
    • graduation was a big day in his life

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hank_aaron

  • noun United States professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934)
    Aaron; Henry Louis Aaron.

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game

  • noun a contest with rules to determine a winner
    • you need four people to play this game
  • noun a single play of a sport or other contest
    • the game lasted two hours

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press

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    pressure; insistency; imperativeness; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
    public press.

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virginia_wade

  • noun English tennis player who won many women's singles titles (born in 1945)
    Wade.

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basketball_player

  • noun an athlete who plays basketball
    basketeer; cager.

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sleigh

  • noun a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow
    sledge; sled.
  • verb ride (on) a sled
    sled.

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vaulter

  • noun an athlete who jumps over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole
    pole vaulter; pole jumper.

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back

  • noun the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
    dorsum.
    • his back was nicely tanned
  • noun the side that goes last or is not normally seen
    rear.
    • he wrote the date on the back of the photograph

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warmer

  • noun device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room
    heater.
  • adjective having or producing a comfortable and agreeable degree of heat or imparting or maintaining heat
    warm.
    • a warm body
    • a warm room
    • a warm climate
    • a warm coat

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goaltender

  • noun the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal
    netminder; goalkeeper; netkeeper; goalie.
  • noun the defensive position on an ice hockey or soccer or lacrosse team who stands in front of the goal and tries to prevent opposing players from scoring
    goalkeeper; netkeeper; goalie.

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putter

  • noun a golfer who is putting
  • noun the iron normally used on the putting green
    putting iron.

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ice

  • noun water frozen in the solid state
    water ice.
    • Americans like ice in their drinks
  • noun the frozen part of a body of water

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william_tatem_tilden_jr.

  • noun United States tennis player who dominated men's tennis in the 1920s (1893-1953)
    Big Bill Tilden; Tilden.

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chrissie_evert

  • noun United States tennis player who won women's singles titles in the United States and at Wimbledon (born in 1954)
    Evert; Christine Marie Evert; Chris Evert.

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line_backer

  • noun a defensive football player who takes a position close behind the linemen
    linebacker.
  • noun (American football) the position of a defensive football player who plays close behind the line of scrimmage
    linebacker.

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run

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    tally.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun the act of testing something
    test; trial.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial

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davis

  • noun English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605)
    Davys; John Davys; John Davis.
  • noun United States painter who developed an American version of cubism (1894-1964)
    Stuart Davis.

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graf

  • noun German tennis player who won seven women's singles titles at Wimbledon (born in 1969)
    Stephanie Graf; Steffi Graf.

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sportswoman

  • noun someone who engages in sports
    sport; sportsman.

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george_herman_ruth

  • noun United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948)
    Ruth; Babe Ruth; Sultan of Swat.

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carrier

  • noun someone whose employment involves carrying something
    toter; bearer.
    • the bonds were transmitted by carrier
  • noun a self-propelled wheeled vehicle designed specifically to carry something
    • refrigerated carriers have revolutionized the grocery business

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road

  • noun an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
    route.
  • noun a way or means to achieve something
    • the road to fame

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ball_carrier

  • noun (football) the player who is carrying (and trying to advance) the ball on an offensive play
    runner.

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young

  • noun any immature animal
    offspring.
  • noun United States film and television actress (1913-2000)
    Loretta Young.

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balancer

  • noun an acrobat who balances himself in difficult positions
  • noun either of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight
    haltere; halter.

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guard

  • noun a person who keeps watch over something or someone
  • noun the person who plays that position on a football team
    • the left guard was injured on the play

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willie_mays

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1931)
    Willie Howard Mays Jr.; Say Hey Kid; Mays.

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ruth

  • noun United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948)
    George Herman Ruth; Babe Ruth; Sultan of Swat.
  • noun the great-grandmother of king David whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament

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utility

  • noun a company that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
    public utility company; public-service corporation; public utility.
  • noun the quality of being of practical use
    usefulness.

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tennis

  • noun a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court
    lawn tennis.

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long

  • verb desire strongly or persistently
    yearn; hanker.
  • adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
    • a long life
    • a long boring speech
    • a long time
    • a long friendship
    • a long game
    • long ago
    • an hour long

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forward

  • noun the person who plays the position of forward in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey
  • noun a position on a basketball, soccer, or hockey team

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evert

  • noun United States tennis player who won women's singles titles in the United States and at Wimbledon (born in 1954)
    Christine Marie Evert; Chrissie Evert; Chris Evert.
  • verb turn inside out; turn the inner surface of outward
    • evert the eyelid

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james_francis_thorpe

  • noun outstanding United States athlete (1888-1953)
    Thorpe; Jim Thorpe.

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cricket

  • noun leaping insect; male makes chirping noises by rubbing the forewings together
  • noun a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs

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amateur

  • noun someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime
  • noun an athlete who does not play for pay

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pitcher

  • noun (baseball) the person who does the pitching
    hurler; twirler.
    • our pitcher has a sore arm
  • noun an open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring
    ewer.

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striker

  • noun a forward on a soccer team
  • noun someone receiving intensive training for a naval technical rating

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sportsman

  • noun someone who engages in sports
    sportswoman; sport.

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howe

  • noun United States editor (1920-1993)
    Irving Howe.
  • noun Canadian hockey player who holds the record for playing the most games (born 1928)
    Gordon Howe; Gordie Howe.

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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marathon_runner

  • noun someone who participates in long-distance races (especially in marathons)
    road runner; marathoner; long-distance runner.

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hitter

  • noun (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
    batsman; batter; slugger.
  • noun someone who hits
    striker.
    • a hard hitter
    • a fine striker of the ball
    • blacksmiths are good hitters

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non-discrimination

  • noun fairness in treating people without prejudice

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roller-skater

  • noun someone who engages in roller skating

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bobby_orr

  • noun Canadian hockey player (born 1948)
    Robert Orr; Orr.

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tilden

  • noun United States tennis player who dominated men's tennis in the 1920s (1893-1953)
    William Tatem Tilden Jr.; Big Bill Tilden.

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jesse_owens

  • noun United States athlete and Black American whose success in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin outraged Hitler (1913-1980)
    James Cleveland Owens; Owens.

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circus

  • noun a travelling company of entertainers; including trained animals
    • he ran away from home to join the circus
  • noun a performance given by a traveling company of acrobats, clowns, and trained animals
    • the children always love to go to the circus

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breaststroker

  • noun someone who swims the breaststroke

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fosbury

  • noun United States athlete who revolutionized the high jump by introducing the Fosbury flop in the 1968 Olympics (born in 1947)
    Dick Fosbury; Richard D. Fosbury.

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helen_wills

  • noun United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)
    Helen Newington Wills; Helen Wills Moody; Moody.

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field

  • noun a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
    • he planted a field of wheat
  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battlefield; battleground; field of battle; field of honor.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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mays

  • noun United States baseball player (born in 1931)
    Willie Mays; Willie Howard Mays Jr.; Say Hey Kid.
  • noun the month following April and preceding June
    May.

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ashe

  • noun United States tennis player who was the first Black to win United States and English singles championships (1943-1993)
    Arthur Ashe; Arthur Robert Ashe.

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babe_zaharias

  • noun outstanding United States athlete (1914-1956)
    Babe Didrikson; Mildred Ella Didrikson Zaharias; Mildred Ella Didrikson; Didrikson; Zaharias.

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bounder

  • noun someone who is morally reprehensible
    dog; blackguard; hound; heel; cad.
    • you dirty dog
  • noun someone who bounds or leaps (as in competition)
    leaper.

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robert_orr

  • noun Canadian hockey player (born 1948)
    Bobby Orr; Orr.

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football

  • noun any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
    football game.
  • noun the inflated oblong ball used in playing American football

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dunker

  • noun an eater who dips food into a liquid before eating it
    • he was a dunker--he couldn't eat a doughnut without a cup of coffee to dunk it in
  • noun a basketball player who is able to make dunk shots

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mountain_climber

  • noun someone who climbs mountains
    mountaineer.

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court

  • noun an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    tribunal; judicature.
  • noun a room in which a lawcourt sits
    courtroom.
    • television cameras were admitted in the courtroom

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second-stringer

  • noun an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
    substitute; reserve.
  • adjective satellite being a replacement or substitute for a regular member of a team
    second-string.
    • a second-string pitcher

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sportswoman

  • noun someone who engages in sports
    sport; sportsman.

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walker

  • noun a person who travels by foot
    pedestrian; footer.
  • noun New Zealand runner who in 1975 became the first person to run a mile in less that 3 minutes and 50 seconds (born in 1952)
    John Walker.

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