trampolinist

trampoline

[tram-puh-leen, tram-puh-leen, -lin]
noun
1.
a sheet, usually of canvas, attached by resilient cords or springs to a horizontal frame several feet above the floor, used by acrobats and gymnasts as a springboard in tumbling.
2.
Nautical. a fabric deck stretched on the braces connecting the hulls of a catamaran or trimaran, resembling a gymnastic trampoline.

Origin:
1790–1800; variant of trampolin < Italian trampolino springboard, equivalent to trampol(i) stilts (< Germanic; see trample) + -ino -ine1

trampoliner, trampolinist, noun
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trampoline (ˈtræmpəlɪn, -ˌliːn)
 
n
1.  a tough canvas sheet suspended by springs or elasticated cords from a frame, used by acrobats, gymnasts, etc
 
vb
2.  (intr) to exercise on a trampoline
 
[C18: via Spanish from Italian trampolino, from trampoli stilts, of Germanic origin; compare trample]
 
'trampoliner
 
n
 
'trampolinist
 
n

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trampoline
1798, from Sp. trampolin "springboard," and It. trampolino, from trampoli "stilts," from a Gmc. source (cf. Low Ger. trampeln "trample") related to tramp.
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