Definitions for calisthenic

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cal•is•then•icsˌkæl əsˈθɛn ɪks(n.)

or cal•lis•then•ics

  1. (used with a pl. v.) gymnastic exercises designed to develop physical health and vigor.

  2. (used with a sing. v.) the art, practice, or a session of such exercises.

Origin of calisthenics:

1840–50; cali-, var. of calli - + Gk sthén(os) strength + -ics



Princeton's WordNet

  1. calisthenic(adj)

    of or relating to calisthenics


  1. calisthenic(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to calisthenics.

  2. Origin: From Greek kallos = beauty, sthenos = strength


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