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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
(British English) or sports
(American English) includes
of competitive physical activity
which, through casual
was an American sports
1946 by New York-based publisher Macfadden
Publications, SPORT pioneered
is a ball sport
pla**** by two (singles) or four players
(doubles squash) in a four-walled court
with a small, hollow rubber
ball. The players
Chek is the largest Canadian retailer
of sporting clothing
equipment, with stores throughout Canada
(excluding Yukon). Its parent
the country. Cricket
is the most po****r sport
in India. Field hockey
is the most successful sport
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
- A winter sport
or winter activity
is a recreational activity
or sport which
is pla**** on snow or ice. Most such sports
of skiing, ice skating...
- Sport management
is the field
of business dealing
and recreation. Owing
to the influx
of sporting leagues
fan engagements, it...
is an important
part of Australian culture dating
back to the early colonial
period. Cricket, Australian rules
- A blood sport
is a category
bloodshed. Common examples
of the former include combat sports
such as ****fighting...
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