Sport meaning

spôrt
Sport means something used for athletic activities.

An example of sport is a drink formulated to supplement the nutritional needs of an athlete.

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Amorous dalliance; lovemaking.
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An organism or a part of an organism that shows a marked change from the parent type, typically as a result of mutation.
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To wear or have on one's body, especially prominently or ostentatiously.

Sports diamond earrings; sports a tattoo.

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To have as a prominent feature.

A car sporting a new paint job.

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Of, relating to, or appropriate for sports.

Sport fishing; sports equipment.

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Designed or appropriate for outdoor or informal wear.

A sport shirt.

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Any activity or experience that gives enjoyment or recreation; pastime; diversion.
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Such an activity, esp. when competitive, requiring more or less vigorous bodily exertion and carried on, sometimes as a profession, according to some traditional form or set of rules, whether outdoors, as football, golf, etc., or indoors, as basketball, bowling, etc.
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Fun or play.
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A pleasure-loving, showy person.
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Amorous trifling or sexual play.
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A plant or animal showing some marked variation from the normal type, usually as a result of mutation.
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To wear or display, esp. with unnecessary show.

To sport a loud tie.

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To play or frolic.
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To engage in a sport or sports.
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To vary markedly from the normal type; mutate.
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Suitable for informal or casual wear; not dressy.

A sport shirt.

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Strategic Partnership On REACH Testing.
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The definition of a sport is a recreational or athletic activity.

An example of sport is soccer.

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Sport is defined as to wear, usually something that calls attention.

An example of sport is to wear red socks with pink shorts.

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To play or frolic.

Children sporting in the waves.

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To joke or trifle.
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in sport
  • In joke or jest; not in earnest.
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make sport of
  • To mock or ridicule; poke fun at.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

in sport
make sport of

Origin of sport

  • Middle English sporte short for disporte from Old French desport pleasure from desporter to divert disport
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition