Of or relating to the ancient city of Olympia or the Olympic Games: an Olympic champion
More example sentences
- They don't have to be an Olympic rower or an Olympic athlete to be able to do the sport.
- If you win an Olympic Gold medal you become a hugely marketable item, and will earn vast sums of money.
- A few years ago I was sailing in an international event which was an Olympic qualifier.
late 16th century: via Latin from Greek Olumpikos 'of Olympus or Olympia', the latter (see Olympia) being the site of games in honor of Zeus of Olympus.
Definition of Olympic in:
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