Definitions of sporting

  1. Practice or pursuit of a sportsman. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2. SPORTINGLY. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance; "led a dissipated life"; "a betting man"; "a card-playing son of a bitch"; "a gambling fool"; "sporting gents and their ladies" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. marked by or calling for sportsmanship or fair play; "a clean fight"; "a sporting solution of the disagreement"; "sportsmanlike conduct" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. relating to or used in sports; "sporting events"; "sporting equipment" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. Indulging in sports; connected with sport. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for sporting

  1. They were dressed like comedians, and had sporting dogs with them as a sign of noble birth; but when they really hunted, they did so without dogs, and without noise. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag
  2. He treated the matter in a sporting spirit and closed. – An Ocean Tramp by William McFee