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Meaning of athletic by Wiktionary Dictionary


    Proper noun

    Athletic ( plural: Athletics )

    1. ( baseball ) A player on the team Oakland Athletics.

Explanation of athletic by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. vigorously active

    2. an athletic child
      athletic playing
    3. having a sturdy and well proportioned body

    4. an athletic build
    5. relating to or befitting athletics or athletes

    6. athletic facilities

    Definition of athletic by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Athletic 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. -- Athletically adv.