What does athletic mean?

Definitions for athletic
æθˈlɛt ɪkath·let·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. Kelly Pasco:

    I think our generation is more athletic and wants to stay younger and more fit, my riding friend is 67 and we do 70-mile rides.

  2. Trev Alberts:

    The University of Nebraska Athletic Department has been working collaboratively with the NCAA to review a matter concerning our football program, we appreciate the dialogue we have had with the NCAA and cannot comment further on specifics of this matter.

  3. Fox News:

    Team Samantha, you come to appreciate how they’ve created not just an amazing athletic event but a real community of purpose around what they’re doing and how they do that. You feel that from the moment you step into the PMC office or sign up to be involved in the PMC event and you really feel it in the PMC weekend.

  4. Kenny White:

    They just left me. I was the starting quarterback and they just left me, one of the biggest things Kenny White taught me was to be on time and be responsible. If it weren't for the athletic director who drove past and saw me standing on the side of the road with my gear, I wouldn't have made the game.

  5. The Athletic:

    Meanwhile, a report by The Athletic that was published Friday alleged that The NCAA president Mark Emmert was informed in 2010 that Michigan State University athletes were sexually assaulting women. MICHIGAN GOV. RICK SNYDER REPORTEDLY WEIGHS LOOK AT MSU ’S HANDLING OF SEX ABUSE CLAIMS The NCAA President Mark Emmert was specifically alerted in November 2010 -- six months after Mark Emmert was hired as the organization's president -- to 37 reports involving Michigan State athletes sexually assaulting women.

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