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1sport/ˈspoɚt/noun
pluralsports
1sport
/ˈspoɚt/
noun
pluralsports
Learner's definition of SPORT  
[count]  : a contest or game in which people do certain physical activities according to a specific set of rules and compete against each other — often used in the plural especially in U.S. English to refer to sports in a general way
   b  [noncount]British  : sports in general
: a physical activity (such as hunting, fishing, running, swimming, etc.) that is done for enjoyment
[count]
[noncount]
— see also blood sport
[count] 
— used with good, bad, etc., to say if someone has behaved politely or not after losing a game or contest
   b  informal + old-fashioned  : someone who is kind or generous
   c  informal + old-fashioned  — used as a friendly way to address someone (especially a man)

in sport

somewhat formal + old-fashioned
: in a joking way : in a way that is not serious

make sport of

somewhat formal + old-fashioned
: to laugh at and make jokes about (someone or something) in an unkind way
2sport/ˈspoɚt/adjective
2sport
/ˈspoɚt/
adjective
Learner's definition of SPORT  
always used before a noun
: done for enjoyment rather than as a job or for food for survival
chiefly US  : participating in an activity (such as hunting or fishing) for enjoyment rather than as a job or for food for survival
— compare sports
3sport/ˈspoɚt/verb
sportssportedsporting
3sport
/ˈspoɚt/
verb
sportssportedsporting
Learner's definition of SPORT  
[+ object]  : to wear (something) in a way that attracts attention
[no object]literary  : to play in a happy and lively way
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