Sport
Sport Sport, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sported}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sporting}.] 1. To play; to frolic; to wanton. [1913 Webster]

[Fish], sporting with quick glance, Show to the sun their waved coats dropt with gold. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. To practice the diversions of the field or the turf; to be given to betting, as upon races. [1913 Webster]

3. To trifle. ``He sports with his own life.'' --Tillotson. [1913 Webster]

4. (Bot. & Zo["o]l.) To assume suddenly a new and different character from the rest of the plant or from the type of the species; -- said of a bud, shoot, plant, or animal. See {Sport}, n., 6. --Darwin. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To play; frolic; game; wanton. [1913 Webster]


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  • Sport — (sp[=o]rt), n. [Abbreviated from disport.] 1. That which diverts, and makes mirth; pastime; amusement. [1913 Webster] It is as sport to a fool to do mischief. Prov. x. 23. [1913 Webster] Her sports were such as carried riches of knowledge upon… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sport — [spôrt] n. [ME sporte, aphetic for DISPORT] 1. any activity or experience that gives enjoyment or recreation; pastime; diversion 2. such an activity, esp. when competitive, requiring more or less vigorous bodily exertion and carried on, sometimes …   English World dictionary

  • sport — /spɔrt, ingl. spɔːt/ [vc. ingl., in origine «divertimento», dall ant. fr. desport] s. m. inv. 1. CFR. diporto, giochi, esercizi fisici, gara, competizione, incontro, spettacolo 2. (est.) divertimento, passatempo, svago, spasso, ricreazione,… …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Sport — Sm std. (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. sport. Dort gekürzt aus disport Vergnügen , das entlehnt ist aus mfrz. desporter. Dieses wiederum ist umgebildet aus ml. deportare sich betragen, sich vergnügen , das zu l. portāre tragen gebildet… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Sport — Sport, v. t. 1. To divert; to amuse; to make merry; used with the reciprocal pronoun. [1913 Webster] Against whom do ye sport yourselves? Isa. lvii. 4. [1913 Webster] 2. To represent by any kind of play. [1913 Webster] Now sporting on thy lyre… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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