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athletic event

noun as in athletic contest

noun as in meet

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Who, at a ball game or athletic event, has not experienced elation and added self-complacency in seeing the home team win?

"It doesn't seem like an athletic event," remarked Ruth, glancing at the dainty dresses of the girls.

Any reporter who is called upon to cover an athletic event is safe in writing his story in the usual news story form.

In an athletic event it disqualifies the team, unless the competing teams have made an equal or greater number of fouls.

This is an interesting and simple athletic event, as well as a good game.


On this page you'll find 94 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to athletic event, such as: athletics, game, and sports event.

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