Definitions for disportdɪˈspɔrt, -ˈspoʊrt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. amuse, divert, disport(verb)

    occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion

    "The play amused the ladies"

  2. frolic, lark, rollick, skylark, disport, sport, cavort, gambol, frisk, romp, run around, lark about(verb)

    play boisterously

    "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom"

Wiktionary

  1. disport(Noun)

    A pastime; anything which diverts one from serious matters; a game; sport; relaxation, recreation; entertainment; amusement;

  2. disport(Noun)

    Fun; gaiety; merriment; mirth; joy

  3. disport(Noun)

    Deportment; bearing; carriage.

  4. disport(Noun)

    orientation; elevation; bearing.

  5. disport(Verb)

    to amuse oneself divertingly or playfully; to cavort or gambol

  6. disport(Verb)

    to display ostentatiously

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disport(verb)

    play; sport; pastime; diversion; playfulness

  2. Disport(verb)

    to play; to wanton; to move in gayety; to move lightly and without restraint; to amuse one's self

  3. Disport(verb)

    to divert or amuse; to make merry

  4. Disport(verb)

    to remove from a port; to carry away

  5. Origin: [OF. se desporter; pref. des- (L. dis-) + F. porter to carry; orig. therefore, to carry one's self away from work, to go to amuse one's self. See Port demeanor, and cf. Sport.]


Translations for disport

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • забава, развличам се, забавление, забавлявам сеBulgarian
  • забавляться, резвиться, развлекатьсяRussian
  • roa sigSwedish

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