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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 pertains
to any form of competitive physical activity
or game that aims to use, maintain
or improve physical ability
and skills while
was an American sports
1946 by New York-based publisher Macfadden
Publications, Sport pioneered
- Rowing, sometimes called
crew in the United
States, is the sport
of racing boats using
oars. It differs
from paddling sports
in that rowing
oars are attached...
is an individual
or team racing sport
the use of one's entire
body to move through
water. The sport takes place
or open water...
- common types
in the world. Athletics
an individual sport
, with the exception
of relay races
and competitions which combine
(Russian: Спорт, спорт, спорт) is a 1970 Soviet comedy
by Elem Klimov. The film tells
of the development...
- Cycle sport
is competitive physical activity using
are several categories
of bicycle racing including
- Rai Sport
is an Italian sports
TV channel, launched
in 1999 by the state-owned RAI television
network. It broadcast Italian
and international sports
- Sport diving
is an underwater sport
that uses recreational
open circuit scuba diving equipment
of a set of individual
and team events
- BBC Sport
is the sports division
of the BBC, providing national sports coverage
for BBC Television, radio
and online. The BBC holds
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