Examples from the Web for athletic
With all due respect to his athletic skill, Gronkowski is not high on the list of NFL players that elicit carnal thoughts.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He is an immensely talented quarterback who has dedicated his entire life to athletic excellence and discipline.Justin Bieber Isn’t Even 21, Yet Makes More Money Than Meryl Streep|Amy Zimmerman|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The athletic community was putting pressure on him to say that he was pro-Olympics and pro-athletes.‘To Russia With Love’: Can Johnny Weir Save Russia’s Gays?|Kevin Fallon|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Horace was athletic and clever, known, probably apocryphally, as the fastest cotton picker in Clay County.
Princess Charlene of Monaco, the athletic, South African bride of Prince Albert, is also with child.
Jerry related what he had heard about the plans of the athletic club to hold an out-door meet on their grounds three weeks hence.The Motor Boys|Clarence Young
From that time Browning's interest in athletic matters waned.Frank Merriwell's Races|Burt L. Standish
He thought he should like to go into the army, for he was athletic, and rejoiced in feats of muscular strength.For the Term of His Natural Life|Marcus Clarke
Around the curve is the Armory (L) where athletic and social events and weekly convocations are held.North Dakota|Various
Athletic games, open to all who traced their nationality to Athens, were part of this festival.
British Dictionary definitions for athletic
Word Origin and History for athletic
1630s (athletical is from 1590s), "pertaining to an athlete," from Latin athleticus, from Greek athletikos, from athletes (see athlete). Meaning "strong of body; vigorous; lusty; robust" [Johnson, who spells it athletick] is from 1650s.