Definitions for disportdɪˈspɔrt, -ˈspoʊrt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dis•portdɪˈspɔrt, -ˈspoʊrt(v.t.)

  1. to amuse (oneself).

  2. to display (oneself) in a sportive manner.

  3. (v.i.)to divert oneself; sport.

  4. (n.)diversion; play.

Origin of disport:

1275–1325; ME < AF desporter=des-dis -1+porter to carry

dis•port′ment(n.)

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

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