What does Athletic mean?

Definitions for Athletic
æθˈlɛt ɪkAthlet·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. athleticadjective

    relating to or befitting athletics or athletes

    "athletic facilities"

  2. acrobatic, athletic, gymnasticadjective

    vigorously active

    "an acrobatic dance"; "an athletic child"; "athletic playing"; "gymnastic exercises"

  3. athleticadjective

    having a sturdy and well proportioned body

    "an athletic build"

Wiktionary

  1. athleticadjective

    having to do with athletes

  2. athleticadjective

    physically active

  3. athleticadjective

    having a muscular, well developed body, being in shape

  4. athleticadjective

    An attribute of a motion or play which requires fine physical ability

  5. Athleticnoun

    A player on the team Oakland Athletics.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Athleticadjective

    of or pertaining to athletes or to the exercises practiced by them; as, athletic games or sports

  2. Athleticadjective

    befitting an athlete; strong; muscular; robust; vigorous; as, athletic Celts

  3. Etymology: [L. athleticus, Gr. . See Athlete.]

Editors Contribution

  1. athletic

    Relating to an athlete or sports.

    Athletic sports are beautiful to watch.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 16, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Athletic in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Athletic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Athletic in a Sentence

  1. Darrin Steele:

    It would be easy to focus on the loss in terms of his Olympic medals and enormous athletic contributions to the organization, but USA Bobsled and Skeleton is a family and right now we are trying to come to grips with the loss of our teammate, our brother and our friend.

  2. Tommy Curry:

    Black men are always perceived as being taller, more aggressive, or violent, more prone to conflict, more athletic than they actually are, and it's those social perceptions that have been linked to forms of dehumanization -- likening them to apes, sorts of primal beasts and animals -- that fit into how we think of Black men, both as athletes and as kind of super predators, as superhuman.

  3. Paul Nickel:

    We were running routes, and I see this big athletic guy in a split-out [ formation ], i remember he made this incredible one-handed catch.

  4. Trae Young:

    I bet if I was playing for Steve, he'd be happy, the Athletic's something in the midst of competition that he was wanting to win, and I was wanting to win, and I'm gon na do whatever The Athletic takes. I think him wanting to get in the refs' ears a little bit was just trying to help him. I learned a lot about drawing fouls from him.

  5. Tamara Valovich McLeod:

    Athletes need to be educated regarding proper techniques to hit/check that are not illegal, officials need to call penalties and then coaches and athletic trainers need to address with players as a learning moment and work to improve technique so checks are legal.

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