AskDefine | Define athletic

Dictionary Definition

athletic adj
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, gymnastic]
3 having a sturdy and well proportioned body; "an athletic build"

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  • a UK /ˈæɵ.lɛt.ɪk/ /"

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athletic in Simple English: Athletic

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

able-bodied, acrobatic, active, agonistic, brawny, broad-shouldered, burly, energetic, gymnastic, muscle-bound, muscular, palaestral, sinewy, sporting, sports, strenuous, thewy, thickset, vigorous, well-built, well-knit, well-set, well-set-up, wiry
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