Found 3 items, similar to Sport.
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n 1: an active diversion requiring physical exertion and
competition [syn: athletics
2: the occupation of athletes who compete for pay
3: someone who engages in sports [syn: sportsman
4: (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting
from chromosomal alteration [syn: mutant
5: (Maine colloquial) temporary summer resident of inland Maine
6: verbal wit (often at another's expense but not to be taken
seriously); “he became a figure of fun”
v 1: wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner; “she was
sporting a new hat”
2: play boisterously; “The children frolicked in the garden”
“the gamboling lambs in the meadows”
; “The toddlers romped
in the playroom”
, run around
, lark about
English → English
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sported
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To play; to frolic; to wanton.
[Fish], sporting with quick glance,
Show to the sun their waved coats dropt with gold.
2. To practice the diversions of the field or the turf; to be
given to betting, as upon races.
3. To trifle. “He sports with his own life.”
4. (Bot. & Zo["o]l.) To assume suddenly a new and different
character from the rest of the plant or from the type of
the species; -- said of a bud, shoot, plant, or animal.
, n., 6. --Darwin.
Syn: To play; frolic; game; wanton.
(sp[=o]rt), n. [Abbreviated from disport.]
1. That which diverts, and makes mirth; pastime; amusement.
It is as sport to a fool to do mischief. --Prov. x.
Her sports were such as carried riches of knowledge
upon the stream of delight. --Sir P.
Think it but a minute spent in sport. --Shak.
2. Mock; mockery; contemptuous mirth; derision.
Then make sport at me; then let me be your jest.
3. That with which one plays, or which is driven about in
play; a toy; a plaything; an object of mockery.
Flitting leaves, the sport of every wind. --Dryden.
Never does man appear to greater disadvantage than
when he is the sport of his own ungoverned passions.
4. Play; idle jingle.
An author who should introduce such a sport of words
upon our stage would meet with small applause.
5. Diversion of the field, as fowling, hunting, fishing,
racing, games, and the like, esp. when money is staked.
6. (Bot. & Zo["o]l.) 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. See Sporting plant
, under Sporting
7. A sportsman; a gambler. [Slang]
, in jest; for play or diversion. “So is the man
that deceiveth his neighbor, and saith, Am not I in
--Prov. xxvi. 19.
Syn: Play; game; diversion; frolic; mirth; mock; mockery;
, v. t.
1. To divert; to amuse; to make merry; -- used with the
Against whom do ye sport yourselves? --Isa. lvii.
2. To represent by any kind of play.
Now sporting on thy lyre the loves of youth.
3. To exhibit, or bring out, in public; to use or wear; as,
to sport a new equipage. [Colloq.] --Grose.
4. To give utterance to in a sportive manner; to throw out in
an easy and copious manner; -- with off; as, to sport off
epigrams. [R.] --Addison.
To sport one's oak
. See under Oak