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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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The Good Sport said that she was crazy about the English accent.
Looking back on the evening later and reviewing its leading features, Lord Dawlish came to the conclusion that he never completely recovered from the first shock of the Good Sport.
As for the Good Sport, she was larger, blonder, and more exuberant than ever and she was addressing someone as 'Bill'.
Perhaps the most remarkable phenomenon of the evening, as it advanced, was the change it wrought in Lord Dawlish's attitude toward this same Good Sport.
It takes a good deal to daunt the New York dancing man, but the invasion of the floor by Bill and the Good Sport undoubtedly caused a profound and even painful sensation.
He was thus enabled to keep the Good Sport from falling and to assist Heinrich to rise from the morass of glasses, knives, and pats of butter in which he was wallowing.
I have seen the bull slaughtered," said John Harned "I will now see the horse slaughtered, so that I may understand more fully the fine points of this noble sport.
I guess, by all this quaint array, The burghers hold their sports to-day.
The ancient amusement of shooting the Christmas turkey is one of the few sports that the settlers of a new country seldom or never neglect to observe.
The order of the sports was extremely simple, and well understood.
For a long time Billy Kirby would then be seen sauntering around the taverns, the rider of scrub races, the bully of cock-fights, and not infrequently the hero of such sports as the one in hand.
Then presently the director of the sport cried, "Play
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.
Then they collect round the pack in the corner and talk with Tom Moody of past sport, and the merits of Sniveller and Diamond, and of the state of the country and of the wretched breed of foxes.
Jim has given up that sport himself and confines himself to a little harmless duck- or snipe-shooting, or a little quiet trifling with the rats during the Christmas holidays, after which he will return to the University and try and not be plucked, once more.