Synonyms for sportspɔrt, spoʊrt
an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
the occupation of athletes who compete for pay
(Maine colloquial) a temporary summer resident of Maine
a person known for the way she (or he) behaves when teased or defeated or subjected to trying circumstances
sport, sportsman, sportswoman(noun)
someone who engages in sports
mutant, mutation, variation, sport(noun)
(biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
sportsman, fun, fluctuation, sportswoman, mutant, play, genetic mutation, summercater, magnetic variation, athletics, variation, sport, variant, mutation, version, magnetic declination, chromosomal mutation, variance, edition, pas seul
fun, play, sport(verb)
verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)
manoeuvre, looseness, sportsman, fun, variation, summercater, period of play, shimmer, play, sportswoman, bid, mutant, maneuver, caper, romp, athletics, gaming, merriment, sport, frolic, mutation, playing period, free rein, child's play, gambling, swordplay, gambol, dramatic play, playfulness, turn, drama
sport, feature, boast(verb)
wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner
have, feature, swash, gas, run around, lark, disport, cavort, frisk, vaunt, lark about, romp, gasconade, skylark, sport, frolic, tout, bluster, blow, gambol, brag, boast, rollick, shoot a line
frolic, lark, rollick, skylark, disport, sport, cavort, gambol, frisk, romp, run around, lark about(verb)
sport(noun)Suitable for use in athletic activities or for casual or informal wear.
sport(noun)to mock or tease, treat lightly, toy with
sport(noun)to display (something) with pride, to have (something) as an often unique feature
sport(noun)to bear a mark or wound with embarrassment
sport(noun)Gaming for money as in racing, hunting, fishing.
sport(noun)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.
sport(noun)A sportsman; a gambler, one who consorts with less than reputable people, including prostitutes.
sport(noun)An amorous dalliance.
sport(noun)A friend or acquaintance (chiefly used when speaking to the friend in question)
English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald
Entertainment and recreation imply thought and mental occupation, tho in an agreeable, refreshing way; they are therefore words of a high order. Entertainment, apart from its special senses of a public performance or a social party, and predominantly even there, is used of somewhat mirthful mental delight; recreation may, and usually does, combine the mental with the physical. Amusement and pastime are nearly equivalent, the latter probably the lighter word; many slight things may be pastimes which we should hardly dignify by the name of amusements. Sports are almost wholly on the physical plane, tho involving a certain grade of mental action; fox-hunting, horse-racing, and baseball are sports. Certain sports may afford entertainment or recreation to certain persons, according to their individual tastes; but entertainment and recreation are capable of a meaning so high as never to be approached by any meaning of sport. Cheer may be very quiet, as the cheer of a bright fire to an aged traveler; merriment is with liveliness and laughter; fun and frolic are apt to be boisterous. Amusement is a form of enjoyment, but enjoyment may be too keen to be called amusement. Compare synonyms for ENTERTAIN.
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