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Definition of athletic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

athletic

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//æθˈlɛt̮ɪk//
 
 
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physically strong, fit, and active an athletic figure/build a tall, slim, athletic girl
athletically
 
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NAmE//æθˈlɛt̮ɪkli//
 
adverb
athleticism
 
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NAmE//æθˈlɛt̮əˌsɪzəm//
 
noun [uncountable] She moved with great athleticism around the court.
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