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Adjective
Relating to athletes or athletics
Adjective
Casual or informal
Noun
The sport of competing in track and field events, including running races and various competitions in jumping and throwing
Noun
An event involving a number of sporting contests
Noun
Activity requiring physical effort, carried out to sustain or improve health and fitness
Noun
Things done for pleasure or entertainment
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“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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Activity done for enjoyment when one is not working
Noun
Plural for playful or good-humoured joking
“Had themselves a bit of sport first, didn't they?”
Noun
Plural for a person or thing that is the object of ridicule or criticism
Noun
Plural for characterized by amusement or enjoyment
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Plural for the subjection of someone or something to contemptuous and dismissive language or behavior
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Plural for a playful and lively movement or activity
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Plural for a contest held to establish someone's, or something's, superiority or supremacy
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Plural for a sport
Noun
Plural for a sudden desire or change of mind, especially one that is unusual or unexplained
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Plural for the characteristic of being innovative
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Plural for competition
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Plural for a sport where players can hold or kick an ovoid ball
Noun
Plural for a person, animal, or plant with an unusual physical abnormality
Noun
Plural for a sport
Noun
Plural for a man, especially wealthy one, who devotes himself to a life of leisure and pleasure, often sexual, without commitments or responsibilities
Noun
Plural for a flirtation
Noun
Plural for a lack of seriousness, especially in the context of fun or entertainment
Noun
Plural for a line of work or business
Noun
Plural for a person who spends money in an extravagant, irresponsible way
Verb
To display or exhibit something
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“After a lull in the late 90s, it's now cool again to sport the odd label here and there.”
Verb
To wear clothing of a given type
“Charlie Lincoln did not sport his red tie, but wore his customary smile.”
Verb
Play in a lively, energetic way
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“He spent the day sporting with the lady of the castle and the old woman, while the lord of the castle was out hunting the enormous boar.”
Verb
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
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