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Any activity that uses physical exertion or skills competitively under a set of rules that is not based on aesthetics.
Something done for fun, regardless of its design or intended purpose.
A person who exhibits either good or bad sportsmanship.
Somebody who behaves or reacts in an admirably good-natured manner, e.g. to being teased or to losing a game; a sport.
That which diverts, and makes mirth; pastime; amusement.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 6-2)
a. 1765, year of origin unknown, ''Hey Diddle Diddle'' (traditional rhyme)
- The little dog laughed to see such sport, and the dish ran away with the spoon.
Mockery, making fun; derision.
(RQ:Shakespeare Merry Wives)
A toy; a plaything; an object of mockery.
- flitting leaves, the sport of every wind
a. 1676, John Clarke, ''On Governing the Temper''
- Never does man appear to greater disadvantage than when he is the sport of his own ungoverned passions.
Gaming for money as in racing, hunting, fishing.
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 defects.
(quote-journal) (Gardening)| date=26 September 2014| passage=At Hortus Bulborum you will find heirloom narcissi that date back at least to the 15th century and famous old tulips like 'Duc van Tol' (1595) and its sports.
A sportsman; a gambler.
One who consorts with disreputable people, including prostitutes.
An amorous dalliance.
Play; idle jingle.
1725-1726, (w), ''The Odyssey''
- An author who should introduce such a sport of words upon our stage (..)would meet with small applause.
To amuse oneself, to play.
To mock or tease, treat lightly, toy with.
1663, (w), ''The Wisdom of being Religious''
- He sports with his own life.
(quote-journal)| title=Welcome to the plastisphere| passage=researchers noticed many of their pieces of marine debris sported surface pits around two microns across. Such pits are about the size of a bacterial cell. Closer examination showed that some of these pits did, indeed, contain bacteria, ….
- Against whom do ye sport yourselves?
To represent by any kind of play.
(RQ:Dryden Juvenal Satires)
To practise the diversions of the field or the turf; to be given to betting, as upon races.
1860, (w), ''The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication''
- more than one kind of rose has sported into a moss
To close (a door).
1904, (w), ''(w)''
- There he locked it up in a drawer, sported the doors of both sets of rooms, and retired to bed.
A sport; (l).
(nl-verb form of)
sport (activity that uses physical skills, often competitive)
sport (physical activity pitting two or more opponents against each other)