Definitions

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

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Examples

  • Looking down the road, the league should also look with concern at the rise in youth obesity and nonathletic digital distractions.

    America Gets Back to Business—Football

  • 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.

    Roger Y. Tsien - Autobiography

  • 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.

    San Francisco's New Race Rules: Run Naked, Not Drunk

  • 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.

    This Marriage Goes the Distance

  • But then as the selection process went on, I would watch uncomfortably as some of my nonathletic friends stood there fidgeting uneasily, waiting to learn their fate.

    The Life You Want

  • If you want a comfortable shoe, you can look for a nonathletic sneaker.

    Oh No She Didn’t

  • But then as the selection process went on, I would watch uncomfortably as some of my nonathletic friends stood there fidgeting uneasily, waiting to learn their fate.

    The Life You Want

  • But then as the selection process went on, I would watch uncomfortably as some of my nonathletic friends stood there fidgeting uneasily, waiting to learn their fate.

    The Life You Want

  • Being the proud competitor that he was, the Japanese legend refused to accept the gift in such a nonathletic manner.

    WWE Championship

  • The elder Asha described his son Mohammed as a slight, nonathletic youth, married, with a son, Anas, who is 2 ½ years old.

    Who's to Blame?

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