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calisthenics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction cal·is·then·ics \-niks\

: physical exercises that are done without special equipment

Full Definition of CALISTHENICS

1
:  systematic rhythmic bodily exercises performed usually without apparatus
2
usually singular in construction :  the art or practice of calisthenics
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Origin of CALISTHENICS

Greek kalos beautiful + sthenos strength
First Known Use: 1827

Rhymes with CALISTHENICS

CALISTHENICS Defined for Kids

calisthenics

noun plural cal·is·then·ics \ˌka-ləs-ˈthe-niks\

Definition of CALISTHENICS for Kids

:  exercises (as push-ups and jumping jacks) to develop strength and flexibility that are done without special equipment Hint:Calisthenics can be used as a singular or as a plural in writing and speaking. <Calisthenics is an important form of exercise.> <This morning's calisthenics were tough.>
Medical Dictionary

calisthenics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction cal·is·then·ics

Medical Definition of CALISTHENICS

1
:  systematic rhythmic bodily exercises performed usually without apparatus
2
usually singular in construction :  the art or practice of calisthenics

Variants of CALISTHENICS

cal·is·then·ics or British cal·lis·then·ics \-iks\

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