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Synonyms for athletic
æθˈlɛt ɪkath·let·ic

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. athletic

    strong, vigorous, powerful, stalwart, brawny, muscular, ablebodied, lusty, sinewy, robust

    weak, puny, effeminate, nerveless, strengthless, unbraced

Princeton's WordNet

  1. athleticadjective

    relating to or befitting athletics or athletes

    "athletic facilities"

    acrobatic, gymnastic

    ectomorphic, endomorphic, inactive, pyknic

  2. acrobatic, athletic, gymnasticadjective

    vigorously active

    "an acrobatic dance"; "an athletic child"; "athletic playing"; "gymnastic exercises"

    gymnastic, acrobatic

    ectomorphic, inactive, pyknic, endomorphic

  3. athleticadjective

    having a sturdy and well proportioned body

    "an athletic build"

    acrobatic, gymnastic

    ectomorphic, pyknic, inactive, endomorphic

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. athleticadjective

    strong, stout, robust, sturdy, brawny, muscular, lusty, sinewy, nervous, stalwart, powerful, strapping, herculean, able-bodied, made of iron

  2. athleticadjective


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. athleticadjective

    gymnastic, agonistic, pancratic, stalwart, muscular, able-bodied, brawny, lusty

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "athletic":

    athletics, sports, sport, athletes, sporting, atletico, athlete

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How to use athletic in a sentence?

  1. Timothy Neal:

    Concussions are a big issue and deserve to be taken seriously, but in my 35 years practicing as an athletic trainer you had four to five times more athletes requiring mental health care than trying to recover from concussions.

  2. Randy Boyd:

    If there is anyone in our athletic department in Knoxville or elsewhere who hasn’t heard that message yet, you’re hearing it now.

  3. Tom Grilk:

    For us, the core principle is the Boston Marathon is an international athletic event focused on competition and excellence, we start there, every time. Including last year.

  4. Bremerton High School:

    Lord, I thank you for these kids and the blessing you've given me with them. We believe in the game, we believe in competition and we can come into it as rivals and leave as brothers. the district is in no way taking away an athletic coach's freedom of expression.

  5. Jim Phillips:

    I think it’s critically important for all of us to always be paying attention to what’s happening in the landscape and understanding what’s happening across the country, whether you’re a conference commissioner, whether you’re an athletic director, whether you’re a president, it’s just part of all of our responsibility. And this is the latest maybe conversation that we’re hearing about.

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