gym
Pronunciation Noun

gym (plural gyms)

  1. Clipping of gymnasium#English|gymnasium.
  2. (uncountable) clipping of gymnastics#English|gymnastics. (often as sense 4)
  3. (weightlifting) A sports facility specialized for lifting weights and exercise.
    • 2008, Lou Schuler, "Foreward", in Nate Green, Built for Show, page xii
      Working out in commercial gyms, if anything, made my workouts worse instead of better.
    • 2016, [https://web.archive.org/web/20171014193917/https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/lets-learn-english-lesson-6-where-is-the-gym/3225958.html VOA Learning English] (public domain)
      Pete, I want to work out. Where is the gym?
  4. physical education class
Synonyms Related terms Translations Verb

gym (gyms, present participle gyming; past and past participle gymed)

  1. (intransitive) To go to the gym.
    On Wednesdays I hike; on Fridays I gym.



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