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Meaning & Definition of Sport in English

English

Sport

/spɔrt/

noun

1. An active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

    synonym:
  • sport
  • ,
  • athletics

2. The occupation of athletes who compete for pay

    synonym:
  • sport

3. (maine colloquial) a temporary summer resident of maine

    synonym:
  • sport
  • ,
  • summercater

4. A person known for the way she (or he) behaves when teased or defeated or subjected to trying circumstances

  • "A good sport"
  • "A poor sport"
    synonym:
  • sport

5. Someone who engages in sports

    synonym:
  • sport
  • ,
  • sportsman
  • ,
  • sportswoman

6. (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration

    synonym:
  • mutant
  • ,
  • mutation
  • ,
  • variation
  • ,
  • sport

7. Verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)

  • "He became a figure of fun"
  • "He said it in sport"
    synonym:
  • fun
  • ,
  • play
  • ,
  • sport

verb

1. Wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner

  • "She was sporting a new hat"
    synonym:
  • sport
  • ,
  • feature
  • ,
  • boast

2. Play boisterously

  • "The children frolicked in the garden"
  • "The gamboling lambs in the meadows"
  • "The toddlers romped in the playroom"
    synonym:
  • frolic
  • ,
  • lark
  • ,
  • rollick
  • ,
  • skylark
  • ,
  • disport
  • ,
  • sport
  • ,
  • cavort
  • ,
  • gambol
  • ,
  • frisk
  • ,
  • romp
  • ,
  • run around
  • ,
  • lark about

Examples of using

If a man kills a tiger, they say it's sport. If a tiger kills a man, they say it's brutality.
Sorry, old sport. I thought you knew.
Having a good time, old sport?