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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
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sporty

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

[ˈspɔːtɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) → sportivo/a
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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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A sportily tuned eight-speed tiptronic with optimized gear changing transfers the power of the 2.9 TFSI to the quattro permanent all-wheel drive with self-locking center differential.
Stepping up to the sportily styled R-Design or flagship Inscription trims adds more bells and whistles and all three grades can be specced up with the Pro pack our car had, which adds a powered driver's seat, heated front seats and a heated windscreen.
The accelerator response was instant, the braking was reassuringly crisp and the suspension set-up was sportily firm without being uncomfortable.
Bathed in black, the interior is of an extremely high standard and sportily equipped.
Secondly, and this is where the sporty bit might come up against the family hatch bit, there's a ride that is never less than sportily firm and sometimes simply downright uncomfy on those minor roads that haven't seen a decent set of road menders in a decade.
The interior is made even more sportily exclusive by AMG Performance seats in Exclusive nappa leather in magma grey/ black with yellow contrasting topstitching, while the AMG Performance steering wheel in DINAMICA microfibre with yellow contrasting topstitching and the AMG matt carbon-fibre trim add further highlights.
The engine kept its diesel noises to a minimum - sounding almost sportily keen when pushed - and returned a reasonable 33.2mpg over the 70 miles of mostly fast country route.
The AMG Ride Control sports suspension is adjustable in three stages - from comfortable through to sportily taut.
Thus we cheer when Aragorn sportily proclaims "Forth the Three Hunters!" (LotR III.1.420), when Gimli quips about being more wakeful when orc-necks are nearby (III.7.532), and when he and Legolas play their kill-counting game; it appears that part of Boromir's redemption in his last hours, is the stack of orcs he slays; we rejoice when the orcs at Cirith Ungol begin to feud violently.
The set up does provide a much better ride, whether driving sportily or cruising along at motorway speeds on long journeys - it does make a difference on those 20-inch alloy wheels.
But find a bump or two and a coarse surface and the tyres roar and the sportily tuned suspension turns the firm side of brittle, quite at odds with the quality feel that pervades the interior.
Driven a bit more sportily, as most buyers will undoubtedly do so, then the car will respond accordingly with good acceleration when needed and it offers good, sharp turn-in and flat, fast cornering when available.