pentathlete

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pentathlete an athlete who competes in a pentathlon
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pentathlete In classical antiquity, a contestant in the pentathlon.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Pentathlete one who contests in the pentathlon
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. pente, five, athlon, a contest.

Usage

In literature:

Do you wish to be a pentathlete or a wrestler?
"A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion" by Epictetus
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In news:

Pentathlete shoots, fences, swims for gold.
Pentathlete Margaux Isaksen Shows Off Her Customized Laser Pistol.
For Pentathletes, All Business on the First Date.
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