Part of speech: adjective

Relating to gymnastics.

Part of speech: noun

Disciplinary exercise; a feat of bodily skill; generally in the plural.

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Usage examples "gymnastic":

  1. Then they built a place for gymnastic exercise in Jerusalem according to the customs of the heathen. - "The Makers and Teachers of Judaism", Charles Foster Kent.
  2. A gymnastic drill of thirty minutes each day, except Saturday and Sunday, was given the company for a month, then for three months this was omitted, then another month's drill was given us, and then the same intermission; thus we had them alternately the whole year. - "A Soldier in the Philippines", Needom N. Freeman.
  3. Not only the first youth of Greece, but the sons of kings and princes sought renown in the public games and gymnastic exercises. - "Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3)", S. Spooner.