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Noun
An activity involving physical exertion and skill, typically competitive in nature
“Kelley was once the captain of Princeton's hockey team, and his love of the sport and his own personal knowledge come through in the screenplay.”
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An activity engaged in for recreation
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“His ongoing tea business became financially irrelevant to his family. He was doing it just for sport.”
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A person or thing that is the object of ridicule or criticism
“Never does man appear to greater disadvantage than when he is the sport of his own ungoverned passions.”
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(obsolete) Mockery or derision aimed at someone
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“Then make sport at me. Then let me be your jest.”
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Gaiety and fun
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A practical joke or mischievous trick
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A contest held to establish someone's, or something's, superiority or supremacy
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A sport
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A sudden desire or change of mind, especially one that is unusual or unexplained
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Competition
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An unexpected situation, detail or circumstance, often unpleasant
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A person who habitually flirts or attempts to seduce women
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The quality of being newfangled
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A lack of seriousness, especially in the context of fun or entertainment
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Game played with a ball
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A line of work or business
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A sport where players can hold or kick an ovoid ball
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A person who spends money in an extravagant, irresponsible way
Verb
To display or show (something) for others to see
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“They live in such fear that they have to sport a rifle everywhere they go.”
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To wear clothing of a given type
“Charlie Lincoln did not sport his red tie, but wore his customary smile.”
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(rare) To amuse oneself or play in a lively, energetic way
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“She steps out of the house, whether to sport in the garden or walk in the street.”
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To carry, or be carrying, something
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To move (a baby or young child) up and down in a playful or affectionate way
Adjective
Having gained knowledge or skill in a particular field over time
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