sporty
adjective (sportier; -est) Date: 1889 1. of, relating to, or typical of sports, sportsmen, sportswomen, or sportswear 2. resembling a sports car in styling or performance <
a sporty sedan
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sportily adverbsportiness noun

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  • Sporty — es un personaje creado por Juan Carlos Ramis a finales de los años 80. Se publicaba en las revistas Mortadelo y SuperMortadelo. La serie Sporty es un chico obsesionado por el deporte y en cada historieta practicaba uno diferente. A partir de las… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sporty — may refer to:*Sportsmanship *Casual clothing suitable for sport, or clothing sportingly fashionable or stylish. *Wig Wam, a band with member Sporty on drums. *Melanie Chisholm, Sporty Spice of the Spice Girls music group. *Sporty Thievz, an… …   Wikipedia

  • sporty — 1889, “sportsmanlike;” 1962, “in the style of a sports car,” from SPORT (Cf. sport) (n.) + Y (Cf. y) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • sporty — [adj] casual; flashy brazen, flamboyant, flaunting, gaudy, glittering, glittery, glitzy, informal, jazzy*, loud, natty, ornate, showy, snazzy; concepts 401,542,589 …   New thesaurus

  • sporty — ► ADJECTIVE (sportier, sportiest) informal 1) fond of or good at sport. 2) (of clothing) suitable for wearing for sport or for casual use. 3) (of a car) compact and with fast acceleration. DERIVATIVES sportiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • sporty — [spôrt′ē] adj. sportier, sportiest Informal 1. sporting or sportsmanlike 2. characteristic of a sport or sportsman 3. loud, flashy, or showy, as clothes sportily adv. sportiness n …   English World dictionary

  • sporty — sport|y [ˈspo:ti US ˈspo:rti] adj informal 1.) especially BrE someone who is sporty likes sport and is good at it = ↑athletic 2.) sporty clothes are designed to look attractive in a bright informal way ▪ a sporty jacket and skirt 3.) a sporty car …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sporty — UK [ˈspɔː(r)tɪ] / US [ˈspɔrtɪ] adjective Word forms sporty : adjective sporty comparative sportier superlative sportiest 1) sporty clothes are designed to be worn for sport or on informal occasions 2) a sporty person likes playing sport and plays …   English dictionary

  • sporty — sport|y [ spɔrti ] adjective 1. ) sporty clothes are designed to be worn for sports or on informal occasions 2. ) a sporty person likes playing sports and plays regularly 3. ) a sporty car looks fast and expensive …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sporty — [[t]spɔ͟ː(r)ti[/t]] sportier, sportiest 1) ADJ GRADED You can describe a car as sporty when it performs like a racing car but can be driven on normal roads. The steering and braking are exactly what you want from a sporty car. 2) ADJ GRADED… …   English dictionary

  • sporty — adjective a) Favourable to sports Shes perfect for me, as shes both studious and sporty. b) Flashy in appearance. My new car looks sporty but is actually very practical …   Wiktionary

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