Definition of Sprinter

1. Noun. Someone who runs a short distance at top speed.

Generic synonyms: Runner
Specialized synonyms: Carl Lewis, Frederick Carleton Lewis, Lewis
Derivative terms: Sprint



Definition of Sprinter

1. n. One who sprints; one who runs in sprint races; as, a champion sprinter.

Definition of Sprinter

1. Proper noun. (rail transport British) A Britsh diesel multiple unit of class 150, 153, 155, 156, 158 or 159 ¹

2. Noun. one who sprints ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sprinter

1. one that sprints [n -S] - See also: sprints

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sprinter

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sprinter (current term)
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Literary usage of Sprinter

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of American Sculpture by Lorado Taft (1903)
"LOPEZ: THE sprinter. The year 1870 saw the birth of more than one American sculptor, for Henry Augustus Lukeman was born in Richmond, Virginia, ..."

2. A History of Northern Michigan and Its People by Perry Francis Powers, Harry Gardner Cutler (1912)
"As a one-legged political sprinter the Doctor was certainly entitled to classification with fast company. BYRON B. DEADMAN, DYS—It is a rare thing to find ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"Still, the fact remains that in the Quarter Mile races two runners of an entirely different class often meet ; the sprinter, who is strong enough to ..."

4. Cycling by William Coutts Keppel Albemarle (1901)
"The ' sprinter' will go in for what Americans aptly call ' dashes.' Of course racing cyclists are as diverse in their powers as are running, walking, ..."

5. The Olympic Games at Athens, 1906 by James Edward Sullivan (1906)
"(sprinter) ; HL Hill- man, Jr., Brooklyn, NY (400 meters) ; PH Pilgrim", New York (400 and 800 meters) ; HV Valentine, Brooklyn, NY (400 and 800 meters) ..."

6. Cycling by William Coutts Keppel Albemarle, George Lacy Hillier (1887)
"The long-distance man, as distinguished from the sprinter, will stick to distance races. The 'sprinter' will go in for what Americans aptly call 'dashes. ..."

7. Athletics and Football by Montague Shearman (1887)
"Little more need be said of practising on the path for sprints. It must not be forgotten, however, that the sprinter wants ..."

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