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Synonyms for sport

Synonyms for sport

activity engaged in for relaxation and amusement

actions taken as a joke

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to occupy oneself with amusement or diversion

to make a public and usually ostentatious show of

Synonyms for sport

an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

(Maine colloquial) a temporary summer resident of Maine

a person known for the way she (or he) behaves when teased or defeated or subjected to trying circumstances

someone who engages in sports

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(biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration

verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)

wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner

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References in classic literature ?
It was their business to manage everything connected with the sports, so they made the ground smooth and marked a wide space for the dancers.
Authority on these points may be found in Strutt's Book of English Sports and Pastimes.
Hut would it have been decorous for the High Sheriff of —to mingle in such sports as these?
She took his arm, and he led her through the mazes of the bushes to the spot where most of the young men of the village were collected for the sports of shooting a Christmas match, and whither Natty and his Companions had already preceded them.
Then each man stood in his place and measured the other with fell looks until he that directed the sport cried, "Play
Then presently the director of the sport cried, "Play
The result on his mind, as a person not thoroughly awakened to the enormous national importance of Athletic Sports, was much as follows:
Not to put you to your arithmetic again, they must run four miles--the longest race of this kind which it is customary to attempt at Sports like these.
It is necessary for the sport," said Luis Cervallos.
There would be some sport," said John Harned, "if a toreador were killed once in a while.
He took the command of this small party at once--the little girl and the little boy following him about with great reverence at such times as he condescended to sport with them.
Sport has, in my opinion, a great value, and as is always the case, we see nothing but what is most superficial.
She says the pal is a good sport, which sounds all right--' Bill admitted that it sounded all right.
GRANDFATHER had been sitting in his old arm-chair all that pleasant afternoon, while the children were pursuing their various sports far off or near at hand, Sometimes you would have said, "Grandfather is asleep;" hut still, even when his eyes were closed, his thoughts were with the young people, playing among the flowers and shrubbery of the garden.
Poetic fame was dear to the heart of his friend Snodgrass; the fame of conquest was equally dear to his friend Tupman; and the desire of earning fame in the sports of the field, the air, and the water was uppermost in the breast of his friend Winkle.