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. 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.

  2. Herbert Hainer:

    Sporting goods will remain in fashion (in China) and are in strong demand.

  3. Amy Rumpler:

    A lot of advertisers who were heavily invested in sports sponsorships before now are trying to figure out where to put those dollars, the National Football League Draft is basically the only sporting event happening right now.

  4. Cathy Feingold:

    As a major sponsor, we urge you to demand an independent FIFA Reform Commission to restore transparency and integrity to international football, and ensure that major sporting events uphold the highest possible human rights standards.

  5. Daniel Geey:

    In a lot of cases the idea that an agent knows the club very well, and knows the inner workings of the chief executive, chief scout, sporting director, managing director etc. can work to the advantage of the player, there is no doubt that there's always going to be few high profile guys doing the biggest deals, it's as simple as that.

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