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

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

  2. Athleticadjective

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

    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. William Cullen Bryant:

    Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness-a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster-children into strength and athletic proportion.

  2. Jimmy Sexton:

    Obviously we support Tim in his pursuit of a baseball career, as we have in all his ventures, tim's athletic ability, his work ethic, his leadership and his competitiveness were evident in football and will show in baseball. Knowing Tim's passion and desire, we won't be surprised by anything he accomplishes.

  3. Jared Allen:

    After watching videos of badminton it was like 'man these guys are actually pretty darn athletic.' They were flying all over and diving on the hard court and I was like I don't think my back would hold up, so we went to a less physically taxing sport, and I figured when the winners have to buy the losers a beer as a customary tradition (in curling), how rough can that sport actually be.

  4. Stacey Mickles:

    Kids in the U.S. have the opportunity to get top notch educations through athletics scholarships, plus, sports help build self-esteem, so schools encourage athletic participation.

  5. Central Arkansas:

    Baylor is really good. They are very athletic, and they got us sped up, we haven’t seen that kind of pressure yet. ... It was just a little bit of a shock, especially coming out in the first half.

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