What does Sporting mean?

Definitions for Sporting
ˈspɔr tɪŋ, ˈspoʊr-sport·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Sporting.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clean, sporting, sporty, sportsmanlikeadjective

    exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play

    "a clean fight"; "a sporting solution of the disagreement"; "sportsmanlike conduct"

  2. sportingadjective

    relating to or used in sports

    "sporting events"; "sporting equipment"

  3. sportingadjective

    involving risk or willingness to take a risk

    "a sporting chance"; "sporting blood"

  4. dissipated, betting, card-playing, sportingadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. sportingadjective

    Pertaining to sports

    He got a job in a sporting goods store.

  2. sportingadjective

    Exhibiting sportsmanship.

    Quite sporting of you to call that foul on yourself.

  3. sportingadjective

    Having a reasonable chance of success.

    A sporting chance? I wouldn't call even him a long-shot?

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sporting

    of Sport

  2. Sportingadjective

    of pertaining to, or engaging in, sport or sporrts; exhibiting the character or conduct of one who, or that which, sports

Editors Contribution

  1. sporting

    Relating to sport.

    The sporting behaviour of the athletes was so beautiful to see, the unity, hugs, song all so amazing.


    Submitted by MaryC on April 17, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Sporting' in Adjectives Frequency: #989

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sporting in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sporting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Sporting in a Sentence

  1. Patrick Crakes:

    They get hit hard, but they look at what they've got, and they say,' let's figure out how to leverage our assets in a different way. We may not be able to make ourselves whole, because we don't have sporting events, but we certainly don't have to sit still and take it,'.

  2. Martin Whitmarsh:

    After 25 years at McLaren it's great to be able to turn my energies and experience to such an exciting sporting and technical challenge, i hope my experience will help BAR in its aspiration for a sustainable business model, along with the clear goal of winning the America's Cup and bringing it back to British waters.

  3. The Court report:

    It is worth stressing that an expressive portion of the projects were at an advanced stage at the time of the sporting tournament, which means their completion is inevitable, there is absolutely no doubt that their conclusion will serve as an important legacy from the Cup.

  4. Greg Carlson:

    This is a tragic day in the tour's history, and it would not have been right to play the final round, through Saturday, we had experienced a great tournament. Sometimes, though, things happen in life that are bigger than a sporting event.

  5. Vatican News:

    The protest caught the Vatican players by surprise, who were expecting a simple sporting event, and together with their manager, took the difficult decision not to take part in the match so as not to further the exploitation of the event.

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