Definition of sport. Meaning of sport. Synonyms of sport
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Definition of sport
SportSport Sport (sp[=o]rt), n. [Abbreviated frm disport.]
1. That which diverts, and makes mirth; pastime; amusement.
It is as sport a fool do mischief. --prov. x. 23.
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
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 pasions.
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 sport, in jest; for play or diversion. ``So is the man
that deceiveth his neighbor, and saith, Am not I in
sport?' --Prov. xxvi. 19.
Syn: Play; game; diversion; frolic; mirth; mock; mockery;
jeer. SportSport Sport, 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. --Milton.
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.' --Tillotson.
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.
See Sport, n., 6. --Darwin.
Syn: To play; frolic; game; wanton.
Meaning of sport from wikipedia
- sport refers
to a competitive physical activity sport
is generally recognised
as activities based
in physical athleticism
- sport magazine
was an american sports
magazine. macfadden publications
, sport pioneered
use of color photography
- sport+ may refer
to: sport+ (france), a cable
and satellite television channel owned
by canal+ sport+ (greece), a digital terrestrial
- the sport
club do recife
(known as sport
scr) is a brazilian sports
in the city of recife
football, commonly known
or soccer, is a sport played between
of eleven players
with a spherical
- bbc sport
is the division
of the bbc providing sports coverage
for bbc television
is a water based sport governed
by the fédération internationale
(fina). history: history
of swimming. the sport
is a sport comprising various competitive athletic contests based
, and throwing. of the sport
- a shooting sport
is a competitive sport involving tests
(accuracy and speed) using various types
of gun s such as firearm
- a sports
game is a video
game that simulates
of traditional sport
and extreme sport