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?

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    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. Tom Grilk:

    For us, the core principle is the Boston Marathon is an international athletic event focused on competition and excellence, we start there, every time. Including last year.

  2. Tony Bennett:

    ( Virginia President Jim Ryan) and Carla( Carla Williams) were very gracious in what Virginia President Jim Ryan -RRB- offered to me as a potential contract, but I have a very good contract, i have more than enough, and if there are ways that this can help out the athletic department, the other programs and coaches, by not tying up so much( in men's basketball), that's my desire.

  3. Audley Harrison:

    I haven't seen an athlete as athletic, as big, as fast, as talented as Anthony and if he's going to continue the way he is, developing himself, the future belongs to him.

  4. Holly Perkins:

    Even an inexpensive piece of athletic apparel or footwear does wonders, it’s such a silly thing, but a new tank top really can boost your confidence and excitement.

  5. Brendan Duffy:

    If you dont take sleep seriously , you are not taking your athletic career seriously. Sleep is not a luxury. It is an important part of an advanced athlete's training schedule!

Images & Illustrations of athletic

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