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sport

noun

1 sport

An active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition.

synonym: athletics.

Dutch: sport
Polish: sport



2 sport

The occupation of athletes who compete for pay.

3 sport

Maine colloquial A temporary summer resident of Maine.

synonym: summercater.

4 sport

A person known for the way she (or he) behaves when teased or defeated or subjected to trying circumstances.

5 sport

Someone who engages in sports.

synonyms: sportsman, sportswoman.

Roget 361: killing etc. v.; homicide, manslaughter, murder, assassination, trucidation, iccusion; effusion of blood; blood, blood shed; gore, slaughter, ... show more

Roget 622: pursuit; pursuing etc. v.; prosecution; pursuance; enterprise etc. (undertaking) 676; business etc. 625; ... show more

Dutch: jachtliefhebber, nimrod, sportman, sportvrouw
Polish: sportowiec, sportsmen

6 sport

biology An organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration.

synonyms: mutant, mutation, variation.

7 sport

Verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously):
— He said it in sport.

synonyms: fun, play.

Roget 840: amusement, entertainment, recreation, fun, game, fun and games; diversion, divertissement; reaction, solace; pastime, passetemps [Fr.], sport; ... show more

verb

1 sport

Wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner:
— She was sporting a new hat.

synonyms: boast, feature.

Roget 882: be ostentatious etc. adj.; come forward, put oneself forward; attract attention, star it.    cut a figure, make a dash, make a splash, make a splurge, cut a dash, cut a splash, cut a splurge; ... show more

2 sport

Play boisterously.

synonyms: cavort, disport, frisk, frolic, gambol, lark, lark about, rollick, romp, run around ... show more.

Roget 840: amuse, entertain, divert, enliven; tickle the fancy; titillate, raise a smile, put in good humor; cause laughter, create laughter, occasion laughter, raise laughter, excite laughter, produce laughter, ... show more

Dutch: dartelen, dollen, raggen, ravotten, robbedoezen, rollebollen, rondhuppelen, rondspringen, steigeren, stoeien


Moby thesaurus: Beau Brummel, Monopoly, Ping-Pong, Rugby, Scrabble, acrobatics, action, adventurer, advertise, affect, agate, agonistics, air, also-ran, amateur athlete, amusement, anomaly, antic, antics, archer ... show more.

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