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    sport - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sport

    Definition
    (noun) an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
    Synonyms : athletics
    Definition
    (noun) the occupation of athletes who compete for pay Definition
    (noun) (Maine colloquial) a temporary summer resident of Maine
    Synonyms : summercater
    Definition
    (noun) a person known for the way she (or he) behaves when teased or defeated or subjected to trying circumstances
    Example Sentence
    • a good sport
    • a poor sport
    Definition
    (noun) someone who engages in sports
    Synonyms : sportsman , sportswoman
    Definition
    (noun) (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
    Synonyms : mutant , mutation , variation
    Definition
    (noun) verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)
    Synonyms : fun , play
    Example Sentence
    • he became a figure of fun
    • he said it in sport
    Definition
    (verb) wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner
    Synonyms : boast , feature
    Example Sentence
    • she was sporting a new hat
    Definition
    (verb) play boisterously
    Example Sentence
    • The children frolicked in the garden
    • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    • The toddlers romped in the playroom
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