What does athletic mean?

Definitions for athletic
æθˈlɛt ɪkath·let·ic

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word athletic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. athletic(adj)

    relating to or befitting athletics or athletes

    "athletic facilities"

  2. acrobatic, athletic, gymnastic(adj)

    vigorously active

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

  3. athletic(adj)

    having a sturdy and well proportioned body

    "an athletic build"

Wiktionary

  1. athletic(Adjective)

    having to do with athletes

  2. athletic(Adjective)

    physically active

  3. athletic(Adjective)

    having a muscular, well developed body, being in shape

  4. athletic(Adjective)

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

  5. Athletic(ProperNoun)

    A player on the team Oakland Athletics.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Athletic(adj)

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

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

  2. Athletic(adj)

    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  

How to pronounce athletic?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say athletic in sign language?

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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. Condoleezza Rice:

    It is time for coaches, athletic directors, University Presidents, Boards of Trustees, the NCAA leadership and staff, apparel companies, agents, pre-collegiate coaches – and yes, parents and athletes – to accept their culpability in getting us to where we are today.

  2. Gerald Gurney:

    I can safely say that the scope of the 20-year UNC fraud scandal easily takes the prize for the largest and most nefarious scandal in the history of NCAA enforcement. The depth and breadth of the scheme -- involving counselors, coaches, academic administrators, faculty, athletic administrators, etc. -- eclipses any previous case.

  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. Matt Thompson:

    Zimm had a very big day yesterday, and she's safe and secure now, she's an extremely spirited, athletic animal. This is a very rare occurrence.

  5. Eli Manning:

    They're big guys and they're athletic, they do a good job bringing different pressures. They tend to change up from week to week, give different looks and try and confuse the offensive line and the quarterback.

Images & Illustrations of athletic

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