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1. sport

noun. ['ˈspɔrt'] an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition.

Synonyms

  • judo
  • track and field
  • horseback riding
  • recreation
  • team sport
  • outdoor sport
  • skating
  • rock climbing
  • spectator sport
  • athletic game
  • contact sport
  • archery
  • blood sport
  • row
  • diversion
  • water sport
  • gymnastics
  • racing
  • equitation
  • field sport
  • aquatics
  • cycling
  • gymnastic exercise
  • athletics
  • tightrope walking
  • riding
  • rowing
  • skiing
  • sledding

Antonyms

  • stupidity
  • overact
  • underact
  • tightness

Etymology

  • desport (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Sport

  • underreport
  • misreport
  • teleport
  • vanwart
  • vancourt
  • valcourt
  • rancourt
  • precourt
  • jeancourt
  • extort
  • distort
  • contort
  • consort
  • comport
  • support
  • resort
  • report
  • purport
  • mccourt
  • mccort
  • laporte
  • laforte
  • import
  • exhort
  • escort
  • deport
  • cavort
  • athwart
  • zwart
  • thwart

Example sentences of the word sport


1. Noun, singular or mass
Men will need to have a sport coat or sweater to cover up, as well.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Unlike standard cooling coats, these special coats sport a camouflage design.

Quotes containing the word sport


1. I consider skateboarding an art form, a lifestyle and a sport. 'Action sport' would be the least offensive categorization.
- Tony Hawk

2. In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.
- Julia Child

3. I feel like skateboarding is as much of a sport as a lifestyle, and an art form, so there's so much that that transcends in terms of music, fashion, and entertainment.
- Tony Hawk

2. sport

noun. ['ˈspɔrt'] the occupation of athletes who compete for pay.

Synonyms

  • professional basketball
  • job
  • professional tennis
  • professional wrestling
  • professional football
  • professional baseball
  • sumo
  • line
  • business
  • professional golf
  • occupation
  • professional boxing

Antonyms

  • regulation time
  • overtime
  • good humor
  • ill humor

Etymology

  • desport (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. sport

verb. ['ˈspɔrt'] wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner.

Synonyms

  • feature
  • boast

Antonyms

  • nonexistence
  • absence
  • nonexistent

Etymology

  • desport (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. sport

noun. ['ˈspɔrt'] (Maine colloquial) a temporary summer resident of Maine.

Synonyms

  • summercater
  • vacationist

Antonyms

  • eukaryote
  • prokaryote
  • stander

Etymology

  • desport (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. sport

noun. ['ˈspɔrt'] verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously).

Synonyms

  • humour
  • wittiness
  • clowning
  • waggishness
  • wordplay
  • jocularity
  • comedy
  • drollery
  • wit
  • paronomasia
  • waggery
  • jocosity
  • pun
  • humor
  • play
  • funniness
  • witticism
  • fun

Antonyms

  • immovableness
  • refrain
  • stay in place
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • desport (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. sport

noun. ['ˈspɔrt'] someone who engages in sports.

Synonyms

  • sportsman
  • athlete
  • jock

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • curve
  • straight line
  • uncover

Etymology

  • desport (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. sport

verb. ['ˈspɔrt'] play boisterously.

Synonyms

  • gambol
  • frolic
  • skylark
  • lark
  • cavort
  • play
  • frisk
  • romp
  • disport
  • rollick
  • run around

Antonyms

  • parasite
  • host
  • existent
  • impossibility

Etymology

  • desport (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. sport

noun. ['ˈspɔrt'] (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration.

Synonyms

  • organism
  • freak
  • mutant
  • monster
  • monstrosity
  • mutation
  • being
  • variation

Antonyms

  • seriousness
  • unplayful
  • playful
  • divest

Etymology

  • desport (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. sport

noun. ['ˈspɔrt'] a person known for the way she (or he) behaves when teased or defeated or subjected to trying circumstances.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • noncompliance
  • empty
  • dissuasion
  • defeat

Etymology

  • desport (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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