Definition of 'medallist'
Image of 'medallist'
© India Picture, shutterstock
Example sentences containing 'medallist'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Not that many gold medallists from the city. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The double Olympic gold medallist says the adrenaline rush from a fast car was as powerful as stepping into the ring. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Olympics gold medallists and other sports stars were unanimous yesterday in backing our call. The Sun (2012) Olympic medallists also live longer than the norm. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Where are they now, these gold medallists from less hyperbolic days? Times, Sunday Times (2012)The Olympic lightweight silver medallist wasted no time flooring the fifth victim of his pro career. The Sun (2006)Much more will be expected of the Olympic bronze medallists in the final today. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But today she is in the spotlight as she bids to become a double gold medallist at Greenwich. The Sun (2012)The double Olympic gold medallist has been excused from carrying out the challenges due to a mystery medical condition. The Sun (2013)Maybe they, too, were potential gold medallists. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They have got Olympic medallists, world champions. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The British Olympic gold medallist is fifth in the standings with only two races remaining. The Sun (2015)
Trends of 'medallist'
Used Rarely. medallist is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'medallist'
British English: medallist NOUN
A medallist is a person who has won a medal in sport.
...the Olympic gold medallists.
Definition of medallist from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Meme Ban, Heart Age & Collagin: September’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this September with Robert Groves.
Collins Reference Catalogue 2019
View our new 2019 reference catalogue. From dictionaries, phrasebooks, language learning, atlases and maps, general reference and puzzles, you'll be sure to find books that appeal to you.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.