Ath`let"ic (#), a. [L. athleticus, Gr. . See Athlete.]


Of or pertaining to athletes or to the exercises practiced by them; as, athletic games or sports.


Befitting an athlete; strong; muscular; robust; vigorous; as, athletic Celts.

"Athletic soundness." South. -- Ath*let"ic*al*ly (#), adv.


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