Associations to the word «Athletic»


ATHLETIC, adjective. (not comparable) Having to do with athletes.
ATHLETIC, adjective. Physically active.
ATHLETIC, adjective. Having a muscular, well developed body, being in shape.
ATHLETIC, adjective. An attribute of a motion or play which requires fine physical ability.
ATHLETIC, proper noun. (baseball) A player on the team Oakland Athletics.
ATHLETIC PROTECTOR, noun. A jockstrap (or similar)
ATHLETIC PROTECTORS, noun. Plural of athletic protector
ATHLETIC SUPPORTER, noun. An elastic garment supporting and defending male genitalia from modest injury. A jock strap.
ATHLETIC SUPPORTER, noun. A cheerleader or booster of a team.
ATHLETIC SUPPORTERS, noun. Plural of athletic supporter

Dictionary definition

ATHLETIC, adjective. Relating to or befitting athletics or athletes; "athletic facilities".
ATHLETIC, adjective. Vigorously active; "an acrobatic dance"; "an athletic child"; "athletic playing"; "gymnastic exercises".
ATHLETIC, adjective. Having a sturdy and well proportioned body; "an athletic build".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats