athletic

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Athletic \Ath'let"ic\, adjective [L. athleticus, Gr. ?. See {Athlete}.]

1. Of or pertaining to athletes or to the exercises practiced by them; as, athletic games or sports.

2. Befitting an athlete; strong; muscular; robust; vigorous; as, athletic Celts. "Athletic soundness." --South. -- {Ath*let"ic*al*ly}, adverb

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

athletic

adjective

1: relating to or befitting athletics or athletes; "athletic facilities"

2: vigorously active; "an acrobatic dance"; "an athletic child"; "athletic playing"; "gymnastic exercises" [syn: {acrobatic}, {athletic}, {gymnastic}]

3: having a sturdy and well proportioned body; "an athletic build"


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