adjective, sportier, sportiest. Informal.
smart in dress, behavior, etc.
like or befitting a sportsman.
a sporty crowd.
designed for or suitable for sport.
adjective sportier, sportiest
(of a person) fond of sport or outdoor activities
(of clothes) having the appearance of sportswear
(of a car) having the performance or appearance of a sports car
noun (pl) -ies
(Brit, informal) a young person who typically wears sportswear, is competitive about sport , and takes an interest in his or her fitness
adjective 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 or connected with sports or pursuits involving betting or gambling: the sporting life of Las Vegas. 5. involving or inducing the taking of […]
noun 1. an even or fair opportunity for a favorable outcome in an enterprise, as winning in a game of chance or in any kind of contest: They gave the less experienced players a sporting chance by handicapping the experts.
noun 1. one of any of several breeds of usually large dogs especially suited by size and training for hunting by pointing, flushing, and retrieving game and including the pointers, setters, retrievers, and spaniels.
- Sporting fish
noun sport fish Examples There are many large sporting fish that give the angler exciting hours on the reefs of Florida. Word Origin 1848