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, 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

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. Herbert Hainer:

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

  2. Tugrul Aksar:

    Otherwise those clubs will lose their sporting competitiveness in the medium and long term.

  3. Rob Pilgrim:

    It’s the first time we’ve seen an advertiser be reactive during a sporting event on YouTube.

  4. Doug Watts:

    Trump or no Trump, we are approaching this sort of like a sporting event: You play your own game.

  5. Anne Hidalgo:

    These very useful exchanges confirmed it makes sense for Paris to bid for this unique sporting event.

Images & Illustrations of sporting

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