adverb see sporting

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sportingly — Sport ing*ly, adv. In sport; sportively. [1913 Webster] The question you there put, you do it, I suppose, but sportingly. Hammond. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sportingly — sporting ► ADJECTIVE 1) connected with or interested in sport. 2) fair and generous in one s behaviour. DERIVATIVES sportingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • sportingly — See sporting. * * * …   Universalium

  • sportingly — adverb In a sporting manner, demonstrating good sportsmanship …   Wiktionary

  • sportingly — sport·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • sportingly — See: sporting …   English dictionary

  • sportingly — adverb so as to be sporting; in a sporting manner • Ant: ↑unsportingly • Derived from adjective: ↑sporting …   Useful english dictionary

  • sporting — sportingly, adv. /spawr ting, spohr /, adj. 1. engaging in, disposed to, or interested in open air or athletic sports: a rugged, sporting man. 2. concerned with or suitable for such sports: sporting equipment. 3. sportsmanlike. 4. interested in… …   Universalium

  • sporting — sport|ing [ˈspo:tıŋ US ˈspo:r ] adj 1.) [only before noun] relating to sports ▪ The college offers a wide range of sporting activities. ▪ one of the major sporting events of the year ▪ a great sporting achievement ▪ Britain s sporting heroes… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sporting — adjective Date: 1799 1. a. of, relating to, used, or suitable for sport; especially trained for trapping or retrieving game < sporting dogs > b. marked by or calling for sportsmanship c. involving such risk as a sports contender may expect to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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