nouninformal, chiefly US
A person who takes part in a mathematics competition, typically one organized for schoolchildren: as with other mathletes, he spends up to four hours a day on his hobby—or what he simply calls his ‘calculations’
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- At the start of the series, Lindsey shuns her past as a straight-A student (and state-champion "mathlete") to slum with the school's stoner contingent.
- Darts is about sums - tricky rapid-fire addition, subtraction and multiplication that would trouble any mathlete.
- She is a mathlete and all-around geek who is shaken existentially by witnessing her grandmother's death.
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