Definitions for sport

Definitions for (noun) sport

Main entry: sport

Definition: the occupation of athletes who compete for pay

Main entry: sport, athletics

Definition: an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

Main entry: sport, play, fun

Definition: verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)

Usage: he became a figure of fun; he said it in sport

Main entry: mutant, mutation, variation, sport

Definition: (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration

Main entry: sport, sportsman, sportswoman

Definition: someone who engages in sports

Main entry: sport

Definition: a person known for the way she (or he) behaves when teased or defeated or subjected to trying circumstances

Usage: a good sport; a poor sport

Main entry: sport, summercater

Definition: (Maine colloquial) a temporary summer resident of Maine

Definitions for (verb) sport

Main entry: lark, lark about, frisk, frolic, gambol, rollick, romp, run around, sport, skylark, cavort, disport

Definition: play boisterously

Usage: The children frolicked in the garden; the gamboling lambs in the meadows; The toddlers romped in the playroom

Main entry: boast, sport, feature

Definition: wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner

Usage: she was sporting a new hat

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