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sport·ing

 (spôr′tĭng)
adj.
1. Used in or appropriate for sports: sporting goods.
2. Characterized by sportsmanship.
3. Of or associated with gambling.

sport′ing·ly adv.

sporting

(ˈspɔːtɪŋ)
adj
1. (General Sporting Terms) (prenominal) of, relating to, or used or engaged in a sport or sports: several sporting interests.
2. (General Sporting Terms) relating or conforming to sportsmanship; fair
3. (Gambling, except Cards) of, relating to, or characterized by an interest in gambling
4. willing to take a risk
ˈsportingly adv

sport•ing

(ˈspɔr tɪŋ, ˈspoʊr-)

adj.
1. engaging in or favoring esp. outdoor sports.
2. concerned with or suitable for such sports: sporting equipment.
3. befitting a sportsman; fair.
4. interested in or connected with gambling.
[1590–1600]
sport′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sporting - 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.sporting - relating to or used in sports; "sporting events"; "sporting equipment"
3.sporting - involving risk or willingness to take a risk; "a sporting chance"; "sporting blood"
adventuresome, adventurous - willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises; "adventurous pioneers"; "the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy"
4.sporting - preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chancesporting - 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"
indulgent - characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone ; "indulgent grandparents"

sporting

adjective fair, sportsmanlike, game (informal), gentlemanly a sporting gesture in the highest traditions
unfair, unsporting, unsportsmanlike

sporting

adjective
According to the rules:
Translations
ذو روحٍ رِياضِيَّهرِياضي
sportovní
reel
reiluurheilijamainenurheilu
sportszerû
drengileguríòrótta-

sporting

[ˈspɔːtɪŋ] ADJ
1. [activity, career] → deportivo
2. (= fair) [conduct, spirit etc] → deportivo, caballeroso
that's very sporting of youeres muy amable, es muy amable de su parte
there's a sporting chance thatexiste la posibilidad de que ...

sporting

[ˈspɔːrtɪŋ] adj
[event, activities] → sportif/ive; [goods] → de sport
(= fair) [person] → sport f inv; [gesture] → chic f inv
to give sb a sporting chance → donner sa chance à qnsport jacket n (US)veste f sport invsports bag nsac m de sportsports car nvoiture f de sport

sporting

adj
person, interestssportlich; sporting eventsWettkämpfe pl; sporting godsSportidole pl; sporting goodsSportartikel pl; sporting gunSportwaffe f; sporting injurySportverletzung f; sporting organizationSportverband m; a great sporting manein großer Sportsmann; sporting editor (US) → Sportredakteur(in) m(f); the sporting worlddie Welt des Sports
(= sportsmanlike)sportlich; (fig) offer, solutionfair; (= decent)anständig; it’s sporting of you to …es ist anständig von dir, zu …; to give somebody a sporting chancejdm eine faire Chance geben; there is a sporting chance that …die Chancen stehen nicht schlecht, dass …; to have a sporting chance of winningeine faire Siegchance haben; sporting spiritSportsgeist m

sporting

[ˈspɔːtɪŋ] adj (event, behaviour, attitude) → sportivo/a
there's a sporting chance that → c'è una buona probabilità che + sub
to give sb a sporting chance → dare a qn una possibilità (di vincere)

sport

(spoːt) noun
1. games or competitions involving physical activity. She's very keen on sport of all kinds.
2. a particular game or amusement of this kind. Hunting, shooting and fishing are not sports I enjoy.
3. a good-natured and obliging person. He's a good sport to agree to do that for us!
4. fun; amusement. I only did it for sport.
verb
to wear, especially in public. He was sporting a pink tie.
ˈsporting adjective
1. of, or concerned with, sports. the sporting world.
2. (negative unsporting) showing fairness and kindness or generosity, especially if unexpected. a sporting gesture.
sports adjective
(American also sport) designed, or suitable, for sport. a sports centre; sports equipment.
sports car
a small, fast car with only two seats.
sports jacket
a type of jacket for men, designed for casual wear.
ˈsportsman (ˈspoːts-) feminine ˈsportswoman noun
1. a person who takes part in sports. He is a very keen sportsman.
2. a person who shows a spirit of fairness and generosity in sport. He's a real sportsman who doesn't seem to care if he wins or loses.
ˈsportswear noun
clothing designed for playing sports in.
a sporting chance
a reasonably good chance.
References in classic literature ?
To be a sporting proposition, the issue must be in doubt.
But May, or her mirthful spirit, dwelt all the year round at Merry Mount, sporting with the Summer months, and revelling with Autumn, and basking in the glow of Winter's fireside.
There were the silken colonists, sporting round their Maypole; perhaps teaching a bear to dance, or striving to communicate their mirth to the grave Indian; or masquerading in the skins of deer and wolves, which they had hunted for that especial purpose.
An angry correspondence took place, in which he complained bitterly of the time wasted in "smoking and sporting parties," as he termed the reconnoitering expeditions, and in clearing and preparing meadow ground and turnip patches, instead of despatching his ship.
The Ecoflag, created by the GSA with the support of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), is flown at sporting events around the world to symbolize the commitment of sporting enthusiasts to preserving the environment.
But in Southern California, year-round sports enthusiasts are waxing their windsurfers, tuning up their mountain bikes, and shelling out big bucks for outdoor sporting equipment.
Since the late nineteenth century, sporting activity has been infused with dramatic, ritualistic practices.
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