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Definition of "nonathletic" [nonathletic]

  • Having no athletic ability (or interest), especially describing one whose interests are academic. (adjective)

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Use "nonathletic" in a sentence
  • "Race organizer AEG, a subsidiary of Anschutz Co., says it encourages nonathletic fun through a costume contest and participants who run tied together as so-called centipedes."
  • "I was terrible at ball games at school, such as football, soccer, basketball, and softball, because I was small, nonathletic, and two years younger than my classmates at an age when this makes a huge difference."
  • "Their quiet, understated manner and mutual support has enabled them to navigate a course that might have proved treacherous for other elite athletes, who frequently require sacrifice from the nonathletic spouse."