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gym

[jim] /dʒɪm/
noun
1.
a gymnasium.
2.
Informal. physical education.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; by shortening
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Examples for gym
  • The old gym is connected to the stone frigate by a covered walkway.
  • Above ground there is a gym, aerobics studios, squash courts and main hall.
  • They cited that their school had no lunchroom, no gym, and no auditorium.
British Dictionary definitions for gym

gym

/dʒɪm/
noun, adjective
1.
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Word Origin and History for gym
n.

short for gymnasium, attested from 1871, U.S. student slang.

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Related Abbreviations for gym

gym

gymnasium
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