Definition of rhythmic gymnastics in English:

rhythmic gymnastics

plural noun

  • [usually treated as singular] A form of gymnastics emphasizing dancelike rhythmic routines, accentuated by the use of clubs, balls, ribbons, or hoops.

    • ‘On one specific occasion, the men in the group correctly answered questions on Jean Paul Gaultier and rhythmic gymnastics, making the game surprisingly amusing for all of us.’
    • ‘Power tumbling has replaced rhythmic gymnastics as another phase of the meet.’
    • ‘The obvious retort is to claim that figure-skating is a technical sport that exists to extol the virtues of sporting art, just like synchronised swimming or rhythmic gymnastics.’
    • ‘The Otley Club has a long history of success and is at the forefront of developing the sport of rhythmic gymnastics in Yorkshire.’
    • ‘The Year One and Two students performed some choreographed gymnastics displays, which included some rhythmic gymnastics.’