Definition of medalist in English:

medalist

Syllabification: med·al·ist
Pronunciation: /ˈmedləst
 
/
(Britishmedallist)

noun

1An athlete or other person awarded a medal: an Olympic gold medalist
More example sentences
  • Of all the athletes and gold medallists who came back from the Games, Amir has had the highest profile.
  • The youngest female athletics gold medallist was also American.
  • Jessica was presented with her award by Olympic gold medallist Tim Foster at a ceremony in London.
2The lowest scorer in a qualifying round of a golf tournament.
3An engraver or designer of medals.
More example sentences
  • It was designed by a professional medalist named John Woodhouse Jnr and struck by West & Co of Belfast.
  • He is a German sculptor, medallist, cabinetmaker, and designer, active in Nuremberg.
  • There was a consistency in the quality of workmanship and in design that, coupled with the firm's position as royal goldsmiths, jewelers, and medalists, ensured that their position was unassailable.

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