Non-athletic



[ath-let-ik] /æθˈlɛt ɪk/

adjective
1.
physically active and strong; good at or sports:
an athletic child.
2.
of, like, or befitting an .
3.
of or relating to ; involving the use of physical skills or capabilities, as strength, agility, or stamina:
athletic sports; athletic training.
4.
for :
an athletic field.
5.
Psychology. (of a physical type) having a sturdy build or well-proportioned body structure.
Compare (def 2), (def 1).
/æθˈlɛtɪk/
adjective
1.
physically fit or strong; muscular or active
2.
of, relating to, or suitable for an athlete or for athletics
3.
of or relating to a person with a muscular and well-proportioned body See also somatotype
adj.

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.

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