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sports·wom·an

 (spôrts′wo͝om′ən)
n.
1. A woman who is active in sports.
2. A woman whose conduct and attitude exhibit sportsmanship.

sportswoman

(ˈspɔːtsˌwʊmən)
n, pl -women
(General Sporting Terms) a woman who takes part in sports, esp of the outdoor type

sports•wom•an

(ˈspɔrtsˌwʊm ən, ˈspoʊrts-)

n., pl. -wom•en.
a woman who engages in sports.
[1745–55]
usage: See -woman.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sportswoman - someone who engages in sportssportswoman - someone who engages in sports  
athlete, jock - a person trained to compete in sports
Translations
sportovkyně
sportskvinde
naisurheilija
sportašica
スポーツウーマン
스포츠우먼
športnica
idrottskvinna
นักกีฬาหญิง
nữ vận động viên

sportswoman

[ˈspɔːtswʊmən] N (sportswomen (pl)) → deportista f

sportswoman

[ˈspɔːrtswʊmən] nsportive fsports writer njournaliste mf sportif/ivesport utility vehicle sports utility vehicle n4x4 m, quatre-quatre m

sportswoman

[ˈspɔːtsˌwʊmən] n (-women (pl)) → sportiva

sportswoman

سَيِّدَةٌ رِياضِيَّة sportovkyně sportskvinde Sportlerin φίλαθλη deportista naisurheilija sportive sportašica sportiva スポーツウーマン 스포츠우먼 sportvrouw idrettskvinne sportsmenka desportista, esportista спортсменка idrottskvinna นักกีฬาหญิง kadın sporcu nữ vận động viên 女运动员
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