Synonyms for sporting

Synonyms for (adjective) sporting

Synonyms: sporting

Definition: involving risk or willingness to take a risk

Usage: a sporting chance; sporting blood

Similar words: adventuresome, adventurous

Definition: willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises

Usage: adventurous pioneers; the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy


Synonyms: sporting, sportsmanlike, sporty, clean

Definition: exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play

Usage: a clean fight; a sporting solution of the disagreement; sportsmanlike conduct

Similar words: just, fair

Definition: free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules

Usage: a fair referee; fair deal; on a fair footing; a fair fight; by fair means or foul


Synonyms: dissipated, card-playing, betting, sporting

Definition: preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance

Usage: led a dissipated life; a betting man; a card-playing son of a bitch; a gambling fool; sporting gents and their ladies

Similar words: indulgent

Definition: characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone

Usage: indulgent grandparents