Character 5
Hyphenation sport
Pronunciations /spɔːt/

Definitions and meanings of "Sport"

What do we mean by sport?

An activity involving physical exertion and skill that is governed by a set of rules or customs and often undertaken competitively. noun

Such activities considered as a group. noun

A usually challenging activity undertaken for amusement. noun

Fun; amusement. noun

Mockery; jest. noun

An object of mockery, jest, or play. noun

A joking mood or attitude. noun

One known for the manner of one's acceptance of rules, especially of a game, or of a difficult situation. noun

A fair-minded person, especially one who accepts teasing or difficult situations well. noun

A pleasant companion. noun

A person who lives a jolly, extravagant life. noun

A gambler at sporting events. noun

An organism or a part of an organism that shows a marked change from the parent type, typically as a result of mutation. noun

Amorous dalliance; lovemaking. noun

To play or frolic. intransitive verb

Any activity that uses physical exertion or skills competitively under a set of rules that is not based on aesthetics.

Something done for fun, regardless of its design or intended purpose.

A person who exhibits either good or bad sportsmanship.

Somebody who behaves or reacts in an admirably good-natured manner, e.g. to being teased or to losing a game; a good sport.

That which diverts, and makes mirth; pastime; amusement.

Mockery, making fun; derision.

A toy; a plaything; an object of mockery.

Gaming for money as in racing, hunting, fishing.

A plant or an animal, or part of a plant or animal, which has some peculiarity not usually seen in the species; an abnormal variety or growth. The term encompasses both mutants and organisms with non-genetic developmental abnormalities such as birth defects.

A sportsman; a gambler.

One who consorts with disreputable people, including prostitutes.

An amorous dalliance.

(usually singular) A friend or acquaintance (chiefly used when speaking to the friend in question)

Play; idle jingle.

The name your dad calls you by that makes you feel like a total loser, which you probably are anyway (synonyms: champ, chief, etc.) Urban Dictionary

The sociological phenomena where throwing large amounts of money at anything will cause participants and spectators alike to obsess over the subject in question. Urban Dictionary

Games but are taken overly seriously at times. people take insults on their sports personal. its kinda funny Urban Dictionary

An athletic competition that is objectively scored. Urban Dictionary

Any activity that one can practice, AND compete in with others on different levels (eg. by class, district, state, national, etc). Urban Dictionary

To show off by wearing. Urban Dictionary

Something that requires a lot of activity and after it's done, nothing has changed, nothing at all. Except the bank accounts of those that are actually good at these sports. Also: the pinnacle of inefficiency. Urban Dictionary

1. A competitive athletic event. 2. An excuse for extremely moronic men who consider themselves to be alpha males to make gorilla's look sophisticated in comparison. 3. Something that parents use to destroy a child's self esteem by denying their desire to develop their own talents. 4. I am and always have been an athlete so spare me your dime-store divination. 5. An agreed upon activity whereby a certain group of men can convince themselves that they are doing something that others are too afraid to do, when in reality those others in question are stealing their wives from under their cheap yellowing sneakers. Urban Dictionary

A sexual encounter that is merely for fun or to increase physical stamina Urban Dictionary

A sport isnt a sport if you wear a jumper playing it. The only exception is cricket. Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Sport

The word "sport" in example sentences

Justice Minister Wang Ching-feng said yesterday the probe is not intended to inflict harm to the sport of baseball, but to seek out the black sheep that hurt the sport¡ ¦ s reputation in order to give a clean and decent environment to the fans. ❋ Unknown (2009)

It's generally best to leave the controller in drive, engage sport or sport+ and let the electronics to the work. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The goblins of the title sport casual, ragtag outfits. ❋ Robert Greskovic (2012)

It's a reminder that one of the biggest disparities in sport is the gap between the quarterback who wins the Super Bowl ... and the quarterback who loses it. ❋ Unknown (2007)

The best kind of evaluation in sport is when you get in the start gate -- harsh, but effective and accurate. ❋ Unknown (1994)

It moves with a dynamic confidence that earns the moniker "sport sedan," rather than abusing the term as a platitude. ❋ By Da (2012)

Owners and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell have said the league wants to reach a settlement with the players that solves what they call the sport's financial problems. ❋ Leonard Bernstein (2011)

Goodell and others from the league reiterated Tuesday they would prefer a deal that addresses what they call the sport's economic problems. ❋ Mark Maske (2011)

He's a professional football player and this sport is his life. ❋ Alyssa Jung (2010)

"The premier event in our sport is the Ironman World Championship." ❋ Kevin Helliker (2010)

The key is to identify an activity that resonates for your child, and to have a nonrigid notion of the word sport. ❋ Dr. Terri Orbuch (2011)

Laidlaw said he has always been impressed by Mason because his approach to the business side of the sport is always to say, "Just put me in position to be the best player possible." ❋ Unknown (2009)

Keeping young men/women in the sport is the only way it's going to continue on. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Neither sport is an inexpensive one for beginners. ❋ Unknown (2008)

He says his sport is a living history, an art form developed from actual skills of a life working on the ranch. ❋ Unknown (2008)

"Hey sport, [whaddya] say your old man teaches you to throw the ol' [ball around] today." "Dad, I'm an All-American pitcher at U of Texas." "Oh sorry son, the ol' [ticker] ain't what it used to be." "Dad, please, you're embarrassing me in front of my bitch." ❋ Nick D (2003)

"Think [we can] turn butter-churning into [a sport]?" "I'm a multi-billionaire. [I'll see] what I can do." ❋ Crackeford (2013)

guy one: hey man [no offense] but i think your sport is kinda boring. guy two: [your mom's] a hooker and your a faggot [so fuck] off ❋ Tizzle Dogg (2011)

Soccer is a sport in which points are scored by kicking a ball into the opposing [team's] goal. Cheerleading is [not a sport] because judges give you a [subjective] score. ❋ Andrew (2003)

[Squash] may not be as athletically [challenging] and [demanding] as football, but it is a sport. ❋ TripleJumpr1.3 (2011)

Ay, check out [Cecilia] [SPORTIN'] that thong! [Daiyam]! ❋ Joshiro007 (2003)

I'm [too smart] ([lazy]) to do [sports] ❋ El Psycho (2003)

It's a good thing we're playing sports, Biff, otherwise given 5 minutes everybody would figure out that I can't read or write my own name. "Dad! Dad! Dad! The teacher told me that my reseach paper was worthy of graduate students and she's going to send me to the best university in the galaxy! And she's going to pay for it!!"..."Sorry son, you missed baseball practice. If you don't have time for baseball practice how can you be a big ole high faluttin [fancy pants] writer man?" "Hey Jim! Let's go down to the [sports bar] where us and the [rest'a] the guys can clog our hearts with hot wings and ranch dresing, [getting even] more morbidly obese while vicariously living out our failed dreams through people who would spit on us given the chance, all the while destroying what tiny amounts of braincells we have left with Pabst Blue Ribbon!" ❋ Zack (2004)

Hey Listen, lets [just go] home to [my place] and sport for a while. I hate running for soccer, you wanna [come over] and we can just sport. ❋ Li Dong Bai (2006)

[Darts] is [not a] [real sport]. ❋ Birdi (2006)

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