calisthenic

adjective
cal·​is·​then·​ic | \ ˌka-ləs-ˈthe-nik How to pronounce calisthenic (audio) \

Definition of calisthenic

: of or relating to calisthenics

Examples of calisthenic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Correa went through agility drills and calisthenic exercises — moving laterally, starting and stopping and backpedaling — for about 10 minutes before retreating into the clubhouse. Chandler Rome, Houston Chronicle, "Astros' Carlos Correa headed to DL with back stiffness," 28 June 2018 The Wilcox home has more practical objects: croquet mallets, calisthenic machines, maps. Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic, "Howards End Is a Lavish Portrait of Cultural Division," 8 Apr. 2018 Correa went through agility drills and calisthenic exercises — moving laterally, starting and stopping and backpedaling — for about 10 minutes before retreating into the clubhouse. Chandler Rome, Houston Chronicle, "Astros' Carlos Correa headed to DL with back stiffness," 28 June 2018 The Wilcox home has more practical objects: croquet mallets, calisthenic machines, maps. Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic, "Howards End Is a Lavish Portrait of Cultural Division," 8 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of calisthenic

1826, in the meaning defined above

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“Calisthenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calisthenic. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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calisthenic

adjective
cal·​is·​then·​ic
variants: or British callisthenic \ ˌkal-​əs-​ˈthen-​ik How to pronounce callisthenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of calisthenic

: of or relating to calisthenics

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