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?

ChatGPT

  1. sporting

    Sporting refers to the participation, involvement or engagement in sports or any physical activities that are often competitive and require specific skills or physical abilities. It can also refer to exhibiting qualities associated with sports, such as fair play, enthusiasm, or good spirit.

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. Nicky Morgan:

    This would be an important step in giving female sporting talent the coverage they deserve and putting men's and women's sport on an equal footing at last.

  2. Belinda Stronach:

    It is unacceptable to the public and, as people who deeply love horses, to everyone at The Stronach Group and Santa Anita, the sport of horse racing is the last great sporting legacy platform to be modernized. If we expect our sport to grow for future generations, we must raise our standards.

  3. 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.

  4. Frank Pallone:

    Every day, millions of Americans shop on the internet for tickets for live events like sporting events and concerts, in some ways, the internet has made this experience more convenient, but it has also led to consumers being ripped off as they try to navigate a ticketing industry that for too long has operated in the dark.

  5. Aori Nishimura:

    It is the biggest sporting event in the world and there will be millions of people watching this, it is going to be a good opportunity for skateboarding to be seen across the world.

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