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gymnastic

[ jim-nas-tik ]
/ dʒɪmˈnæs tɪk /
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adjective
of or relating to physical exercises that develop and demonstrate strength, balance, and agility, especially such exercises performed mostly on special equipment.
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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

OTHER WORDS FROM gymnastic

gym·nas·ti·cal·ly, adverbun·gym·nas·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gymnastic

gymnastic
/ (dʒɪmˈnæstɪk) /

adjective
of, relating to, like, or involving gymnastics

Derived forms of gymnastic

gymnastically, adverb
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