What does sporting mean?

Definitions for sporting
ˈspɔr tɪŋ, ˈspoʊr-sport·ing

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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. Teddy Gossengha:

    I've lost almost two years. I would like to develop my sporting talent, because I don't know when the war will finish. The more I stay here, the more I will lose my talent.

  2. Stefan Olsson:

    She has done the right thing, the migration board have made their judgment and the tax authority have made theirs. At the moment there is nothing to suggest that it will affect her sporting efforts, as long as the authorities have said that everything is okay, we have no reason to do anything else. On the other hand, we work a lot with confidence and trust and we want to be able to trust what people say in different contexts.

  3. Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    We all know the situation developing around Mr Blatter right now. I don't want to go into details but I don't believe a word about him being inolved in corruption personally, i think people like Mr Blatter or the heads of big international sporting federations, or the Olympic Games, deserve special recognition. If there is anyone who deserves the Nobel Prize, it's those people.

  4. Alexander Saurin:

    From the previous event( grand prix), we've had more than 70 big corporate and sporting events, the circuit is constantly working so this is a major legacy.

  5. Kylian Mbappé:

    The years pass but they are different, and the context is different now. That goes for sporting terms, and also, personally, i was free to make a decision and I know how important that is here in France.

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