Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a gymnastic manner; athletically; so as to fit for violent exertion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a gymnastic manner.

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  • adverb In a gymnastic manner.

Etymologies

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gymnastic +‎ -ally

Examples

  • Sometimes they swing on dangling hoops, or rotate gently but gymnastically from slings that resemble overlong bedsheets suspended from the ceiling.

    Creative Cirko De Mente evokes . . . well, it's hard to say

  • Other Browne's neologisms which spring immediately to mind include - 'electrical' 'electricity' 'hallucination' 'caricature' 'pathology' 'ambidextrous' 'antediluvian' 'retromingent' 'callyphygae' , 'gymnastically' and many, many others.

    Author, author: Henry Hitchings on neologisms

  • And then what started to happen after about like two and a half months was, one of the guys was very gymnastically inclined.

    Brad Balfour: Q & A With Mickey Rourke--A Requiem Through The Wrestler

  • Artists stretch ever more gymnastically to find forms that have not been exhausted.

    Defining the Whitney Biennial

  • I guess we still need to keep those old gay stereotypes in the holster so that we have one thing to hate the gymnastically-inclined Suliban for.

    Why Did Enterprise End?

  • I want to see this man dancing so fast and lying so gymnastically that he has no time to govern, no time to advance an agenda, and no opportunity to further erode the ideals and institutions of this country.

    Think Progress » Desperation.

  • As though he still weighed one hundred and forty pounds instead of one ninety, Milton flipped gymnastically into the air and landed on his feet, completely unaware of both his nakedness and his dream-filled morning erection.

    Middlesex

  • Most gardens in Russian country houses contain a swing, a rotting horizontal bar for the gymnastically (and suicidally) inclined, and

    Russia As Seen and Described by Famous Writers

  • They drilled gymnastically, not to say theatrically.

    The Lincoln Story Book

  • Lucky ones who had bought of it diffidently, discreetly, with modest visions of four and a half per cent in their unimaginative minds, saw their dividends doubling, trebling, quadrupling, finally soaring gymnastically beyond all reason.

    Fanny Herself

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