Sportsman meaning

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A person who can take loss or defeat without complaint, or victory without gloating, and who treats opponents with fairness, generosity, courtesy, etc.
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A person whose conduct and attitude exhibit sportsmanship.
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A person, esp. a man, who is interested in or takes part in sports, esp. in hunting, fishing, etc.
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A man who is active in sports.
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(UK) A man who engages in sports. A male athlete.
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(dated) A man who engages in country sports, such as hunting or fishing.
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Origin of sportsman

  • sports +"Ž -man.

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