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sport·y

 (spôr′tē)
adj. sport·i·er, sport·i·est
1. Appropriate for sport or participation in sports.
2. Exhibiting sportsmanship; sporting.
3. Flashy; jazzy.
4. Casual, comfortable, and stylish: wore a sporty outfit to school.

sport′i·ly adv.
sport′i·ness n.
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sporty

(ˈspɔːtɪ)
adj, sportier or sportiest
1. (General Sporting Terms) (of a person) fond of sport or outdoor activities
2. (Clothing & Fashion) (of clothes) having the appearance of sportswear
3. (Automotive Engineering) (of a car) having the performance or appearance of a sports car
n, pl sporties
(Peoples) informal Brit a young person who typically wears sportswear, is competitive about sport, and takes an interest in his or her fitness
ˈsportily adv
ˈsportiness n
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sport•y

(ˈspɔr ti, ˈspoʊr-)

adj. sport•i•er, sport•i•est.
1. flashy; showy: a sporty costume.
2. smart in dress or behavior; dashing.
3. like or befitting a sportsman.
4. dissipated; fast.
5. designed for or suitable for sport.
[1885–90]
sport′i•ly, adv.
sport′i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sporty - exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play; "a clean fight"; "a sporting solution of the disagreement"; "sportsmanlike conduct"
fair, just - free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules; "a fair referee"; "fair deal"; "on a fair footing"; "a fair fight"; "by fair means or foul"
2.sporty - (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
colourful, colorful - striking in variety and interest; "a colorful period of history"; "a colorful character"; "colorful language"
3.sporty - appropriate for sport or engagement in a sport
active - characterized by energetic activity; "an active toddler"; "active as a gazelle"; "an active man is a man of action"
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sporty

adjective
1. fast, speedy, nippy, zippy a sporty car
2. athletic, active, sports-loving, outdoor, energetic, hearty He would go to the ballgames with his sporty friends.
3. casual, stylish, jazzy (informal), loud, informal, trendy (Brit. informal), flashy, jaunty, showy, snazzy (informal), raffish, rakish, gay The moustache gave him a certain sporty air.
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Translations
sportovní
sporty
sportema
urheilullinen
sportski
sportos
スポーツ好きの
경쾌한
sportig
มีน้ำใจเป็นนักกีฬา
ham mê thể thao

sporty

[ˈspɔːtɪ] ADJ (sportier (compar) (sportiest (superl))) → deportivo, aficionado a los deportes
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sporty

[ˈspɔːrti] adj
[person] → sportif/ive
I'm not very sporty → Je ne suis pas très sportif.
[car] → de sport
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

sporty

adj (+er) (inf)
personsportbegeistert, sportlich; clothes, carsportlich
(= jaunty)flott
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sporty

[ˈspɔːtɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) → sportivo/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

sporty

رِياضِيّ sportovní sporty sportlich αθλητικός deportivo urheilullinen sportif sportski sportivo スポーツ好きの 경쾌한 sportief sporty wysportowany desportivo, esportivo спортивный sportig มีน้ำใจเป็นนักกีฬา sporsever ham mê thể thao 运动员似的
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