Associations to the word «Sporting»


SPORTING, verb. Present participle of sport
SPORTING, adjective. (not comparable) Pertaining to sports
SPORTING, adjective. (comparable) Exhibiting sportsmanship.
SPORTING, adjective. (comparable) Having a reasonable chance of success.
SPORTING, adjective. (comparable) Fair, generous; ‘game’.
SPORTING, noun. The act of taking part in a sport.
SPORTING HOUSE, noun. Brothel.
SPORTING HOUSES, noun. Plural of sporting house

Dictionary definition

SPORTING, adjective. Exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play; "a clean fight"; "a sporting solution of the disagreement"; "sportsmanlike conduct".
SPORTING, adjective. Relating to or used in sports; "sporting events"; "sporting equipment".
SPORTING, adjective. Involving risk or willingness to take a risk; "a sporting chance"; "sporting blood".
SPORTING, adjective. 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".

Wise words

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Antoine de Saint-Exupery