What does sporting mean?

Definitions for sporting
ˈspɔr tɪŋ, ˈspoʊr-sport·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clean, sporting, sporty, sportsmanlike(adj)

    exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play

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

  2. sporting(adj)

    relating to or used in sports

    "sporting events"; "sporting equipment"

  3. sporting(adj)

    involving risk or willingness to take a risk

    "a sporting chance"; "sporting blood"

  4. dissipated, betting, card-playing, sporting(adj)

    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. sporting(Adjective)

    Pertaining to sports

    He got a job in a sporting goods store.

  2. sporting(Adjective)

    Exhibiting sportsmanship.

    Quite sporting of you to call that foul on yourself.

  3. sporting(Adjective)

    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. Sporting(adj)

    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

How to pronounce sporting?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say sporting in sign language?

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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. Koji Murofushi:

    I'm retiring from top-level competition, but will now concentrate on contributing to the Japanese sporting world.

  2. Antonio Becali:

    Our athletes that are within the Cuban sporting system and our national series are those that will continue to represent us at international events, our principles are the principles of the revolution.

  3. Wolfgang Niersbach:

    I am basically in favor of this democratic participation but I think a certain weight of each vote based on the size and sporting relevance of the federations would be going in the right direction.

  4. Marco Rubio:

    For years, the District of Columbia has infringed on its residents’ Second Amendment rights and rendered them vulnerable to criminals who could care less what the gun laws are, this legislation will finally allow D.C.’s law-abiding residents and visitors access to firearms for sporting or lawful defense of themselves and their homes, businesses and families.

  5. Joe Favorito:

    You go to a concert or a sporting event and everyone has a screen, especially with baseball and the NFL... You've got all that downtime to engage with fans one on one. It keeps people in seats longer, give teams the ability to sell more product, makes fans follow stats more closely, and helps them connect with each other more within the stadium.

Images & Illustrations of sporting

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