Complete Definition of "sport"

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English

Etymology
From OF. desporte, from L. deportare

Pronunciation
IPA|/spÉËt/
audio|en-us-sport.ogg|Audio (US)

Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)t|-ÉË(r)t

Adjective
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  1. suitable for use in athletic activities

#*Jen has a new pair of sport shoes, and a new sports bra.

Synonyms
sports

Translations
trans-top|suitable for use in athletic activities
Finnish: urheilu- (in compounds)
German: Sport-
Icelandic: t-|is|íþrótta|alt=íþrótta-
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Noun
en-noun|s|-

  1. countable any athletic activity that uses physical skills, often competitive
  2. countable a person who exhibits either good or bad sportsmanship

#*Jen may have won, but she was sure a poor sport; she laughed at the loser.
#*The loser was a good sport, and congratulated Jen on her performance.

  1. countable somebody who behaves or reacts in an admirable manner, a good sport

#*You're such a sport! You never get upset when we tease you.

  1. countable a toy; a plaything; an object of mockery.
  2. uncountable gaming for money as in racing, hunting, fishing
  3. context|biology|botany|zoology|countable a plant or an animal, or part of a plant or animal, which has some peculiarity not usually seen in the species; an abnormal variety or growth. The term encompasses both mutants and organisms with non-genetic developmental abnormalities such as birth defects.
  4. slang countable A sportsman; a gambler, one who consorts with less than reputable people, including prostitutes.
  5. context|obsolete|uncountable An amorous dalliance.

#*Charlie and Lisa enjoyed a bit of sport after their hike.

Translations
trans-top|any athletic activity that uses physical skills
Arabic: ARchar|رÙاضة unicode|(riyÄÉa) f
Croatian: t+|hr|sport|m, t-|hr|Å¡port|m
Chinese: éå, è¿å¨ (yùndòng)
Czech: t-|cs|sport|m
Dutch: t+|nl|sport|m
Finnish: t+|fi|urheilulaji
French: t+|fr|sport|m
German: t-|de|Sport|m
Greek
trreq|Hebrew
Hungarian: t-|hu|sportág
Icelandic: t+|is|íþrótt|f
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Indonesian: olah raga
Italian: t+|it|sport|m
Japanese: éå (ããã©ã, undÅ)
Korean: ì¤í¬ì¸  (seupocheu)
Kurdish:

Maltese: t-|mt|sport|m|xs=Maltese
Portuguese: esporte m (Brazil), desporto m (Portugal)
Russian: t+|ru|ÑпоÑÑ|m|trsport|scCyrl
Spanish: t+|es|deporte|m
Swedish: sport c, idrott c
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trans-top|a person who exhibits either good or bad sportsmanship
German: Sportsmann m, Sportsfrau f
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trans-top|somebody who behaves or reacts in an admirable manor
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trans-top|a toy
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trans-top|gaming for money as in racing, hunting, fishing
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trans-top|a mutant
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trans-top|A sportsman; a gambler
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trans-top|An amorous dalliance
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Intransitive verb
rfc-trverb|Intransitive verb
en-verb

  1. to amuse oneself, to play
  2. to mock or tease, treat lightly, toy with

#*Jen sports with Bill's emotions.

Transitive verb
en-verb

  1. to wear (something) with pride

#*Jen's sporting a new pair of shoes.

Anagrams
ports
strop

Derived terms
spoilsport


Croatian

Etymology
E.|hr term|sport.

Noun
hr-noun|m

  1. #English|sport

Synonyms
Å¡port#Croatian|Å¡port


Czech

Noun
cs-noun|g=m

  1. #English|sport

Related terms
sportovat
sportovec m


Dutch

Noun
sport f (plural sporten)

  1. sport#English|sport
  2. step on a ladder

Derived terms
duiksport
klimsport

Category:Dutch nouns


Italian

Noun
sport m inv

  1. sport (activity that uses physical skills, often competitive)
  2. hobby, pastime

#:fare qualcosa per sport (to do something for fun)

Derived terms
sportivo
sportivamente
sportività

Category:Italian nouns
Category:it:Sports

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