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Definition of Sport

Sport
Sport 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. Sidney. 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.Shak. 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. --John Clarke. 4. Play; idle jingle. An author who should introduce such a sport of words upon our stage would meet with small applause. --Broome. 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.
Sport
Sport Sport, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sported; p. pr. & vb. n. Sporting.] 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

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- SPORT was an American sports magazine. Launched in September 1946 by New York-based publisher Macfadden Publications, SPORT pioneered the generous use...
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- Sport Chek is the largest Canadian retailer of sporting clothing and sports equipment, with stores throughout Canada (excluding Yukon). Its parent company...
- across the country. Cricket is the most po****r sport in India. Field hockey is the most successful sport for India at Olympics in which India has won eight...
- In sport, a cap is a metaphorical term for a player's appearance in a game at international level. The term dates from the practice in the United Kingdom...
- A winter sport or winter activity is a recreational activity or sport which is pla**** on snow or ice. Most such sports are variations of skiing, ice skating...
- Sport management is the field of business dealing with sports and recreation. Owing to the influx of sporting leagues and increased fan engagements, it...
- Sport is an important part of Australian culture dating back to the early colonial period. Cricket, Australian rules football, rugby league, rugby union...
- A blood sport is a category of sport or entertainment that involves bloodshed. Common examples of the former include combat sports such as ****fighting...
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