Simple Definition of athletic
: of or relating to athletes
: of or relating to sports, games, or exercises
: used by athletes : used during or for sports, games, or exercises
Examples of athletic in a sentence
They each received an athletic scholarship to the school.
Students can get discount tickets for all athletic events.
His athletic career spanned three decades.
She has great athletic ability.
She's tall and has an athletic build.
First Known Use of athletic
Rhymes with athletic
aesthetic, ascetic, balletic, bathetic, cometic, cosmetic, eidetic, emetic, frenetic, gametic, genetic, hermetic, limnetic, magnetic, mimetic, noetic, Ossetic, paretic, pathetic, phenetic, phonetic, phyletic, poetic, prophetic, prosthetic, pyretic, splenetic, syncretic, syndetic, synthetic, tonetic, Venetic
ATHLETIC Defined for Kids
Definition of athletic for Students
1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of athletes or athletics <an athletic event>
2 : used by athletes <athletic equipment>
3 : active in sports or exercises <She's very athletic.>
4 : strong and muscular <an athletic build>
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