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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sprinter mean? 

  The noun SPRINTER has 1 sense:

1. someone who runs a short distance at top speed

  Familiarity information: SPRINTER used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1sprinter [BACK TO TOP]


Someone who runs a short distance at top speed

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Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("sprinter" is a kind of...):

runner (a trained athlete who competes in foot races)

Instance hyponyms:

Carl Lewis; Frederick Carleton Lewis; Lewis (United States athlete who won gold medals at the Olympics for his skill in sprinting and jumping (born in 1961))

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