Definition of Fosbury

1. Noun. United States athlete who revolutionized the high jump by introducing the Fosbury flop in the 1968 Olympics (born in 1947).

Exact synonyms: Dick Fosbury, Richard D. Fosbury
Generic synonyms: Athlete, Jock



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fosbury

Fort Worth
Fort Yukon
Fortaleza
Fortaz
Forth
Fortitude of the Martyrs
Fortran compiler
Fortranlike
Fortuna
Fortune 500
Fortunella
Fortunella japonica
Fortunella margarita
Fos kinase
Fosamax
Fosbury
Fosbury flop
Foshan
Foshay test
Fossa fossa
Foster
Foster Kennedy's syndrome
Foster frame
Fothergill's disease
Fothergill's neuralgia
Fothergill's sign
Foucaldian
Foucauldian

Literary usage of Fosbury

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1. Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County Families of Wales by Thomas Nicholas (1872)
"1838; buried at St. Nicholas, Brighton), had, with other issue,— David Sevan, Esq.. of fosbury House, co. Wilts, of Trent Park, Enfield, Middlesex, ..."

2. Roman Roads in Britain by Thomas Codrington (1919)
"... and by fosbury camp on the east. To keep on the high ground the Roman road, still well defined, bends westward through an angle of 60°, and skirts round ..."

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