sportsman
noun Date: circa 1707 1. a person who engages in sports (as hunting or fishing) 2. a person who shows sportsmanship • sportsmanlike adjectivesportsmanly adjective

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  • Sportsman — could mean:* Sportsperson: someone who enjoys sport * Sportsmanship, conforming all the rules of game and acting in a fair manner towards the opponent * Gun rights supporter (US politics) * Sportsman s Association UK gun rights group * Sportsman… …   Wikipedia

  • sportsman — SPÓRTSMAN, sportsmeni, s.m. (livr.) Sportiv (2). – Din engl., fr. sportsman. Trimis de LauraGellner, 25.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  SPORTSMÁN s. v. sportiv. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  sportsmán s …   Dicționar Român

  • Sportsman — Sports man (sp[=o]rts man), n.;pl. {Sportsmen} ( men). One who pursues the sports of the field; one who hunts, fishes, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sportsman — 1706, from SPORTS (Cf. sports) + MAN (Cf. man) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • sportsman — |cepórteceman| s. m. Esportista. • Plural: sportsmen.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • sportsman — /ˈspɔrtsmen, ingl. ˈspɔːtsmən/ [vc. ingl., comp. di sport e man «uomo»] s. m. inv. sportivo □ atleta …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • sportsman — (izg. spȍrtsmen) m DEFINICIJA žarg. sportaš, v. ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • sportsman — (or sportswoman) ► NOUN 1) a person who takes part in a sport, especially as a professional. 2) a person who behaves sportingly. DERIVATIVES sportsmanlike adjective sportsmanship noun …   English terms dictionary

  • sportsman — [spôrts′mən] n. pl. sportsmen [spôrts′mən] 1. a man who is interested in or takes part in sports, esp. in hunting, fishing, etc. 2. a person who can take loss or defeat without complaint, or victory without gloating, and who treats his opponents… …   English World dictionary

  • sportsman — ⇒SPORT(S)MAN, (SPORTMAN, SPORTSMAN)subst. masc. A. Vieilli. Celui qui pratique le sport hippique. (...) tu ne peux manquer de devenir un sportsman accompli. Bon, fit Robert en riant, et Papa qui veut faire de moi un marin, que dira t il? (VERNE,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • sportsman — sports|man [ˈspo:tsmən US ˈspo:rts ] n plural sportsmen [ mən] 1.) a man who plays several different sports →↑sportswoman ▪ He s a very keen sportsman . ▪ a talented all round sportsman 2.) AmE a man who enjoys outdoor activities such as hunting… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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