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See also: Athletic
- athletick (obsolete)
From French athlétique and Latin āthlēticus, from Ancient Greek ἀθλητικός (athlētikós, “relating to an athlete”), from ἀθλητής (athlētḗs, “athlete”): equivalent to athlete + -ic. For more, see athlete.
- (not comparable) Having to do with athletes.
Are you a member of the American Athletic Association?
- Physically active.
Since you're such an athletic person, you may wish to consider joining.
- Having a muscular, well developed body, being in shape.
You have such an athletic build—you must work out regularly.
- An attribute of a motion or play which requires fine physical ability.
The center fielder made an athletic play to snatch the ball from over the fence.
having to do with athletes
having a muscular, well developed body, being in shape