Synonyms for Athletic:


agile; prepared to participate in sports (adjective)
strapping, fit, powerful, strong, robust, energetic, muscular, active, brawny, able-bodied, vigorous, sturdy.
burly (adjective)


caber, discus, athletics, event, decathlon, athlete, cross country, the broad jump, distance. sturdy, robust, sinewy, tough, strong, husky, rugged, brawny, burly, able-bodied, Hunky, virile. athletic (noun)
mesomorphic, muscular, gymnastic, acrobatic, active.
muscular (noun)
hardy, wiry, fast, strong, brawny, Amazonian, well-proportioned, sturdy, robust, sinewy, built like an ox, agile, solid, springy, vigorous, slim, muscle-bound, fit, strapping, well-knit, well-built, energetic, herculean, husky, powerful, titanic.

Other synonyms:

the broad jump, strong, caber, discus, Hunky, decathlon, athlete, athletics. brawny, sturdy, event, hardy, powerful, burly, sinewy. cross country, robust. distance, rugged, tough. nimble
Other relevant words:
brawny, slim, virile, robust, burly, powerful, caber, herculean, discus, muscle-bound, well-knit, rugged, strapping, husky, energetic, distance, athlete, able-bodied, sinewy, event, fit, agile, sturdy, well-built, wiry, hardy, Hunky, decathlon, tough, strong, solid, athletics, vigorous.

Usage examples for athletic

  1. He added: " If ever the Y. P. S. L. is suppressed you will immediately get together all its members as quietly as possible under the name of some athletic club, dance society or pleasure club. – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  2. His face was brown, his eyes twinkled, and his figure was athletic – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
  3. He was a youth of athletic build and striking features, with large, sad eyes and compressed lips. – The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere by José Rizal