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Idioms about sport

    sport one's oak. oak (def. 5).

Origin of sport

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English; aphetic variant of disport

synonym study for sport

4. See play.

OTHER WORDS FROM sport

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How to use sport in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for sport

sport
/ (spɔːt) /

noun
verb
See also sports

Derived forms of sport

sporter, nounsportful, adjectivesportfully, adverbsportfulness, noun

Word Origin for sport

C15 sporten, variant of disporten to disport
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