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Athletic vs. Built

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Athleticadjective

(not comparable) Having to do with athletes.

‘Are you a member of the American Athletic Association?’;

Builtadjective

(informal) well-built, muscular or toned.

Athleticadjective

Physically active.

‘Since you're such an athletic person, you may wish to consider joining.’;

Builtnoun

(obsolete) Shape; build; form of structure.

‘the built of a ship’;

Athleticadjective

Having a muscular, well developed body, being in shape.

‘You have such an athletic build—you must work out regularly.’;

Builtverb

inflection of build||past|part

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Athleticadjective

An attribute of a motion or play which requires fine physical ability.

‘The center fielder made an athletic play to snatch the ball from over the fence.’;

Builtnoun

Shape; build; form of structure; as, the built of a ship.

Athleticadjective

Of or pertaining to athletes or to the exercises practiced by them; as, athletic games or sports.

Builtadjective

Formed; shaped; constructed; made; - often used in composition and preceded by the word denoting the form; as, frigate-built, clipper-built, etc.

‘Like the generality of Genoese countrywomen, strongly built.’;

Athleticadjective

Befitting an athlete; strong; muscular; robust; vigorous; as, athletic Celts.

Builtadjective

(used of soaps or cleaning agents) having a substance (an abrasive or filler) added to increase effectiveness;

‘the built liquid detergents’;

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Athleticadjective

relating to or befitting athletics or athletes;

‘athletic facilities’;

Builtadjective

formed by fitting or joining components together

Athleticadjective

vigorously active;

‘an acrobatic dance’; ‘an athletic child’; ‘athletic playing’; ‘gymnastic exercises’;

Builtadjective

well or attractively formed with respect to physique

Athleticadjective

having a sturdy and well proportioned body;

‘an athletic build’;

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