HyperDic: athletic

English > 3 senses of the word athletic:
ADJECTIVEpertathleticrelating to or befitting athletics or athletes
allathletic, acrobatic, gymnasticvigorously active
allathletichaving a sturdy and well proportioned body
athletic > pronunciation
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English > athletic: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to or befitting athletics or athletes.
Example"athletic facilities"
Spanishatlético
Nounsathletea person trained to compete in sports
athleticsan active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
English > athletic: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningvigorously active.
Examples
  • "an athletic child"
  • "athletic playing"
Synonymsacrobatic, gymnastic
BroaderactiveCharacterized by energetic / energetic activity
Spanishacrobático, atlético, gimnástico
Catalanacrobàtic, atlètic, gimnàstic
Nounsathleticsan active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
English > athletic: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving a sturdy and well proportioned body.
Example"an athletic build"
Broadermesomorphic, muscularHaving a robust muscular body-build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer
Spanishatlético

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