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athletic

ath·let·ic

athletic

 
pronunciation:
aeth le tihk
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having to do with sports and other physical activities.
That athletic equipment is in poor condition.
similar words:
running, sport
definition 2: talented or active in sports and other physical activities.
She remained athletic until she broke her leg.
similar words:
active
derivation: athletically (adv.)