Definition of athletic:
Herculean, energetic, Amazonian, well-proportioned, built like an ox, robust, muscular, powerful, strong, Titanic, strapping, wiry, husky, strong, muscle-bound, sinewy, mesomorphic, gymnastic, fast, well-built, well-knit, fit, sturdy, sinewy, slim, sturdy, brawny, burly, husky, brawny, solid, robust, vigorous, springy, active, agile, hardy, acrobatic.
- "The Song of Songs", Hermann Sudermann.
- "Strange Pages from Family Papers", T. F. Thiselton Dyer.
- "Quick Action", Robert W. Chambers.