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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who runs at top speed for short distances in races.

Usage examples (30)
  • Life is often compared to a marathon, but I think it is more like being a sprinter; long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments in which we are given the...
  • The sprinter is serving a two-year ban from track and field.
  • The Jamaican sprinter is the first under 11 seconds this year.
  • I was playing an ancient tape of a sprinter from the 2022 Olympics. for more
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