verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- disposable goods,
- disposable income,
- disposable personal income,
- disposable soma theory
Origin of disport
Examples from the Web for disport
The women who disport in the cancan at the same place are simply hired by the season.
And in that little toothill will he sit often-time, for to take the air and to disport him.The Travels of Sir John Mandeville|John Mandeville
Now we'll come and disport ourselves under the trees, and you shall watch the birds from a safe distance.Austin and His Friends|Frederic H. Balfour
They build new nests on the surface of the ground and form new runways, and disport themselves apparently in a festive mood.Under the Maples|John Burroughs
So let us have done with these heavy matters, and disport us for a while.Red Eve|H. Rider Haggard
Word Origin for disport
late 14c., from Anglo-French disporter "divert, amuse," from Old French desporter "to seek amusement," literally "carry away" (the mind from serious matters), from des- "away" (see dis-) + porter "to carry," from Latin portare "to carry" (see port (n.1)).