1. (used with a plural verb) gymnastic exercises.
  2. (used with a singular verb) the practice art, or competitive sport of gymnastic exercises.
  3. (used with a plural verb) mental feats or other exercises of skill: Verbal gymnastics.


  1. (functioning as singular) practice or training in exercises that develop physical strength and agility or mental capacity
  2. (functioning as plural) gymnastic exercises

1650s, from gymnastic; also see -ics.

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