gymnastic

[ jim-nas-tik ]
/ dʒɪmˈnæs tɪk /

adjective

of or relating to physical exercises that develop and demonstrate strength, balance, and agility, especially such exercises performed mostly on special equipment.

RELATED WORDS

Also gym·nas·ti·cal.

Origin of gymnastic

1565–75; < Middle French gymnastique < Latin gymnasticus < Greek gymnastikós, equivalent to gymnáz(ein) (see gymnasium1) + -tikos -tic

Related forms

gym·nas·ti·cal·ly, adverbun·gym·nas·tic, adjective
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gymnastic

/ (dʒɪmˈnæstɪk) /

adjective

of, relating to, like, or involving gymnastics

Derived Forms

gymnastically, adverb
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