gymnastic

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


Origin:
1565–75; < Middle French gymnastique < Latin gymnasticus < Greek gymnastikós, equivalent to gymnáz(ein) (see gymnasium1) + -tikos -tic

gymnastically, adverb
ungymnastic, adjective
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gymnastic (dʒɪmˈnæstɪk)
 
adj
of, relating to, like, or involving gymnastics
 
gym'nastically
 
adv

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Example sentences
Hamms make event finals at gymnastic championships.
You'll also find volleyball courts, playground and gymnastic equipment, as well
  as a bike path and walkway.
The performers are shown tapping while doing both basic tap sequences and a
  variety of unusual gymnastic routines.
They engage in abundant, gymnastic coupling under the spaghetti in the bedroom.
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