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1520-30; Latin ?thl?ta Greek ?thl?t?s, equivalent to ?thl?- (variant stem of ?thle?n to contend for a prize, derivative of ?thlos a contest) + -t?s suffix of agency
Related formsnonathlete, nounsuperathlete, noun
Pronunciation note
Athlete, athletic, and athletics, normally pronounced /'ae?lit/ Show Spelled [ath-leet] Show IPA /ae?'l?t?k/ [ath-let-ik]and /ae?'l?t?ks/ [ath-let-iks]are heard frequently with an epenthetic schwa, an intrusive unstressed vowel inserted between the first and second syllables: /'ae???lit/ [ath-uh-leet] /?ae??'l?t?k/ [ath-uh-let-ik]and /?ae??'l?t?ks/ [ath-uh-let-iks].The pronunciations containing the extra syllable are usually considered nonstandard, in spite of their widespread use on radio and television. Pronunciations with similarly intrusive vowels are also heard, though with less currency, for other words, as /'f?l?m/ [fil-uhm]for film, /'?l?m/ [el-uhm]for elm, and /??r??'ra?t?s/ [ahr-thuh-rahy-tis]for arthritis, rather than the standard /f?lm/ [film] /?lm/ [elm]and /?r'?ra?t?s/ [ahr-thrahy-tis]. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, (C) Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Cite This SourceEtymonlineWord Origin & History
1520s, from L. athleta, from Gk. athletes "contestant in the games," agent noun from athlein "to contest for a prize," rel. to athlos "a contest" and athlon "a prize," of unknown origin. Before 1750, always in L. form. In this sense, O.E. had plegmann. Athlete's foot first recorded 1928, for an ailment that has been around much longer.Online Etymology Dictionary, (C) 2010 Douglas Harper
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