sportsmanlike


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sports·man

 (spôrts′mən)
n.
1. A man who is active in sports.
2. A person whose conduct and attitude exhibit sportsmanship.

sports′man·like′, sports′man·ly adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sportsmanlike - 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"

sportsmanlike

adjective
According to the rules:
Translations
urheilijamainen

sportsmanlike

[ˈspɔːtsmənlaɪk] ADJcaballeroso

sportsmanlike

[ˈspɔːtsmənˌlaɪk] adjsportivo/a
in a sportsmanlike fashion → sportivamente
References in classic literature ?
Many young gentlemen canter up on thoroughbred hacks, spatter-dashed to the knee, and enter the house to drink cherry-brandy and pay their respects to the ladies, or, more modest and sportsmanlike, divest themselves of their mud-boots, exchange their hacks for their hunters, and warm their blood by a preliminary gallop round the lawn.
Unhappy, because a hideous small boy was stoning it through the railings, and had already lamed it in one leg, and was much excited by the benevolent sportsmanlike purpose of breaking its other three legs, and bringing it down.
Rugby World Cup referee Luke Pearce was on hand to officiate the exchanges, which were conducted in a full-blooded but sportsmanlike fashion.
Rugby World Cup referee Luke Pearce officiated the exchanges, which were conducted in a fullblooded but sportsmanlike fashion.
They were polite, disciplined and very sportsmanlike" and "the boys were a real credit to the academy".
"You are the country's pride not just for your victories but for the sportsmanlike manner by which they were won.
He encouraged leaders in the local government and state to emulate such sportsmanlike spirit and quit talking down on youths without adequately tapping into their positives and potential.
"We talk all the time about sportsmanlike lessons and journey.
Paolo Di Canio receives a special award from Paul Gerrard for his sportsmanlike gesture in a match played earlier in the season when he could of scored but caught the ball instead so Gerrard could receive treatment for an injury
After the match, both fighters kneeled down with each other in a sportsmanlike manner.
Preseason meetings with student athletes and parents, which are mandatory in most states, can be a good place to start encouraging sportsmanlike behavior.
They know what it's like to be the new guys and we're very professional and sportsmanlike.