callisthenics

[ kal-uhs-then-iks ]

noun
  1. (used with a singular or plural verb) calisthenics.

Other words from callisthenics

  • cal·lis·then·ic, adjective

Words Nearby callisthenics

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How to use callisthenics in a sentence

  • It was as if they met in a sort of mental gymnasium, fenced with one another, did callisthenics.

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British Dictionary definitions for callisthenics

callisthenics

calisthenics

/ (ˌkælɪsˈθɛnɪks) /


noun
  1. (functioning as plural) light exercises designed to promote general fitness, develop muscle tone, etc

  2. (functioning as singular) the practice of callisthenic exercises

Origin of callisthenics

1
C19: from calli- + Greek sthenos strength

Derived forms of callisthenics

  • callisthenic or calisthenic, adjective

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