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WHAT IS MEANING OF ATHLETIC

ATHLETIC

athletic /æθˈlɛtɪk/ adjective
Learner’s definition of ATHLETIC
1
always used before a noun
a : of or relating to athletes
the national athletic association
They each received an athletic scholarship to the school.
b : of or relating to sports, games, or exercises
Students can get discount tickets for all athletic events.
His athletic career spanned three decades.
the college’s athletic department/director
She has great athletic ability.
2
always used before a noun : used by athletes : used during or for sports, games, or exercises
athletic socks/gear/shoes
the school’s athletic field
3
[more athletic; most athletic]
a : strong and muscular
She’s tall and has an athletic build.
b : active in sports, games, or exercises
He’s very athletic.
— athletically /æθˈlɛtɪkli/ adverb
She’s tall and athletically built.

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