What does Sportsman mean?

Definitions for Sportsman
ˈspɔrts mən, ˈspoʊrts-sports·man

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Sportsman.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sport, sportsman, sportswomannoun

    someone who engages in sports


  1. sportsmannoun

    A man who engages in sports. A male athlete.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sportsmannoun

    One who pursues the recreations of the field.

    Etymology: sport and man.

    Manilius lets us know the pagan hunters had Meleager for their patron, as the Christians have their St. Hubert: he speaks of the constellation which makes a good sportsman. Addison.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sportsmannoun

    one who pursues the sports of the field; one who hunts, fishes, etc

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sportsman is ranked #39555 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Sportsman surname appeared 556 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Sportsman.

    88.8% or 494 total occurrences were White.
    3.2% or 18 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.7% or 15 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    2.1% or 12 total occurrences were Black.
    2.1% or 12 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 5 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sportsman in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sportsman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Sportsman in a Sentence

  1. Sachin Tendulkar:

    Any active sportsman has to be very focused; you've got to be in the right frame of mind. If your energy is diverted in various directions, you do not achieve the results. I need to know when to switch on and switch off: and the rest of the things happen around that. Cricket is in the foreground, the rest is in the background.

  2. Joan Sutherland:

    Technique is the basis of every pursuit. If youre a sportsman or youre a singer or a swimmer, well that comes under sport but you have to develop a basic technique to know what youre doing at any given time.

  3. Donald Trump:

    These are our people, we're shooters, we're hunters, we're outdoorsman, we're sportsman and we love the Second Amendment.

  4. The Manchester City midfielder:

    It's difficult to deal with that, as a sportsman, you want to finish the game but when you hear that [monkey chants], it breaks you. It's not easy to experience that.

  5. Tony Jacklin:

    I got a lot of hometown encouragement in 1969 because I was back after playing a lot in America. It's the same as what Fleetwood has been doing and it's always nice to come home and be appreciated by the fans, if you've really got it in you, a player will rise to that. It's like being any top sportsman or actor. Those guys are performers and they perform best in front of their home crowds.

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    used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner
    • A. butch
    • B. tacky
    • C. ambidextrous
    • D. foreordained

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