superathlete

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

super- +‎ athlete

Noun[edit]

superathlete (plural superathletes)

  1. A very skilled and successful athlete.
    • 2007 July 22, Gina Kolata, “Just a Bike Race, You Say? Think Again”, in New York Times[1]:
      It’s funny to see these 20- and 30-year-old superathletes never standing up.