Synonyms for sport

Synonyms for (noun) sport

Synonyms: sport

Definition: the occupation of athletes who compete for pay

Similar words: business, job, line, line of work, occupation

Definition: the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

Usage: he's not in my line of business


Synonyms: sport, athletics

Definition: an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

Similar words: diversion, recreation

Definition: an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates

Usage: scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists; for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles; drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: wit, witticism, wittiness, humor, humour

Definition: a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter


Synonyms: mutant, mutation, variation, sport

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

Similar words: organism, being

Definition: a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently


Synonyms: sport, sportsman, sportswoman

Definition: someone who engages in sports

Similar words: athlete, jock

Definition: a person trained to compete in sports


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual

Definition: a human being

Usage: there was too much for one person to do


Synonyms: sport, summercater

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

Similar words: vacationer, vacationist

Definition: someone on vacation; someone who is devoting time to pleasure or relaxation rather than to work

Synonyms for (verb) sport

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: play

Definition: be at play; be engaged in playful activity; amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children

Usage: The kids were playing outside all day; I used to play with trucks as a little girl


Synonyms: boast, sport, feature

Definition: wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner

Usage: she was sporting a new hat

Similar words: feature, have

Definition: have as a feature

Usage: This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France