Definition of Pole vaulter

1. Noun. An athlete who jumps over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole.

Exact synonyms: Pole Jumper, Vaulter
Generic synonyms: Athlete, Jock
Derivative terms: Vault, Vault



Definition of Pole vaulter

1. Noun. (athletics) An athlete who competes in the pole vault. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pole Vaulter

pole dancers
pole dances
pole fibre
pole fitness
pole horse
pole jam
pole jump
pole jumper
pole jumping
pole ligation
pole position
pole positions
pole star
pole stars
pole vault
pole vaulter (current term)
pole vaulting
polearm
polearms
poleax
poleaxe
poleaxed
poleaxes
poleaxing
polecat
polecat weed
polecats
poled
poledavies
poledavy

Literary usage of Pole vaulter

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1. The Popular Theatre by George Jean Nathan (1918)
"... failure of a pole vaulter who twice has negotiated some twelve feet two inches and misses the third time shatters the statement that the pole vaulter ..."

2. Athletic Training by Michael C. Murphy (1914)
"The pole-vaulter must know the rules of competition and what constitutes a foul. In the intercollegiate rules a line is drawn 15 feet in front of the bar ..."

3. Track Athletics in Detail by Albert] [Lee (1896)
"Sprinting is also as necessary an exercise for the pole vaulter as it is for the broad jumper. When the weather moderates, work should be begun and ..."

4. Handbook of Athletic Games for Players, Instructors, and Spectators by Jessie Hubbell Bancroft, William Dean Pulvermacher (1916)
"A pole vaulter should determine, before the event is called, just where he should start his run, to bring his feet in correct position for the spring. ..."

5. Practical Training for Athletics, Health, and Pleasure by Randolph Faries (1897)
"Pole- vaulters in running toward the cross-bar should run upon their toes, just as sprint runners do ; and the faster a pole-vaulter can sprint, ..."

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