the person who has achieved the fastest speed, the longest distance etc in a sport
the world long-jump record-holder

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  • record holder — record holders N COUNT: usu the N The record holder in a particular sport or activity is the person or team that holds the record for doing it fastest or best. ...the British record holder for the 200m backstroke …   English dictionary

  • record holder — noun, pl ⋯ ers [count] : the person or thing that has achieved something no other person or thing has achieved : a person or thing that holds a record He is the marathon world record holder. [=he has run a marathon in less time than any other… …   Useful english dictionary

  • record-holder — noun someone who breaks a record • Syn: ↑record breaker • Hypernyms: ↑champion, ↑champ, ↑title holder * * * record holder UK [ˈrekə(r)d ˌhəʊldə(r)] US [ˈrekərd ˌhoʊldər] …   Useful english dictionary

  • record-holder — UK [ˈrekə(r)d ˌhəʊldə(r)] / US [ˈrekərd ˌhoʊldər] noun [countable] Word forms record holder : singular record holder plural record holders someone who has done something faster, longer, better etc than anyone else …   English dictionary

  • record holder — /ˈrɛkɔd hoʊldə/ (say rekawd hohlduh) noun someone who holds the record in a particular sport or competition. Also, record holder …  

  • record-holder — noun Record holder is used after these nouns: ↑world …   Collocations dictionary

  • record-holder — rec|ord hold|er [ rekərd ,houldər ] noun count someone who has done something faster, longer, better, etc. than anyone else: the record holder in the high jump …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • record-holder — noun (C) the person who has achieved the fastest speed, the longest distance etc in a sport: the current world record holder for the discus throw …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • record holder — rekordininkas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Sportininkas arba komanda, pasiekę aukščiausią sporto rodiklį – rekordą. atitikmenys: angl. record holder vok. Rekordhalter, m; Rekordinhaber, m; Rekordler, m; Rekordträger, m rus …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • record holder — one who has attained the greatest known performance of something …   English contemporary dictionary

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