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athletic


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Athletic  \Ath`let"ic\,  a.  [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},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  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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