Synonyms of sporting


1. sport, feature, boast, have, feature

usage: wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner; "she was sporting a new hat"

2. frolic, lark, rollick, skylark, disport, sport, cavort, gambol, frisk, romp, run around, lark about, play

usage: play boisterously; "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom"


1. clean, sporting, sporty, sportsmanlike, fair (vs. unfair), just

usage: exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play; "a clean fight"; "a sporting solution of the disagreement"; "sportsmanlike conduct"

2. sporting

usage: relating to or used in sports; "sporting events"; "sporting equipment"

3. sporting, adventurous (vs. unadventurous), adventuresome

usage: involving risk or willingness to take a risk; "a sporting chance"; "sporting blood"

4. dissipated, betting, card-playing, sporting, indulgent (vs. nonindulgent)

usage: 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"

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Definition and meaning of sporting (Dictionary)