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
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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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. Timothy Piazza:

    This was an alcohol-free, hazing-free fraternity with an adult athletic trainer living in the house, but there were years of parties documented on the tapes( from security cameras in the fraternity house). Nobody paid attention to anything. I blame all of them.

  2. 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.

  3. Freddie Roach:

    I just asked the (Nevada Athletic) Commission if both gloves will be weighed, their gloves are hand-made. I just want to make sure the weight is fair, but his gloves haven't showed up yet.

  4. Jessamyn Stanley:

    I'm very open about my body. I wear close-fitting clothes, I show my legs, I show my arms. I don't hide anything, that might be striking to some people who might be used to more athletic, toned bodies out on the roads.

  5. Tom Kaminski:

    The University of Delaware’s one more piece of information that we all can use to help make informed decisions, because I ca n’t tell you if a girl gets a hit to a head if its 60G’s, but the technology can and that can help the athletic trainers make better decisions about pulling these girls out of the game or not.

Images & Illustrations of athletic

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