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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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  1. Timothy Piazza:

    This was an alcohol-free, hazing-free fraternity with an adult athletic trainer living in the house, but there were years of parties documented on the tapes( from security cameras in the fraternity house). Nobody paid attention to anything. I blame all of them.

  2. Courtney Hartman:

    They're not supposed to be kind. They're not supposed to be loving and sweet, they're supposed to be athletic ... and aggressive.

  3. Gloria Allred:

    This action sends an important message to Jenny Sushe and to other boxers that the California Athletic Commission will take quick action to suspend boxers who sexually harass members of the public in California and that sexual harassment will not be tolerated in our state.

  4. Holly Perkins:

    Even an inexpensive piece of athletic apparel or footwear does wonders, it’s such a silly thing, but a new tank top really can boost your confidence and excitement.

  5. 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.

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