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sporter

[ spawr-ter, spohr- ]
/ ˈspɔr tər, ˈspoʊr- /
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noun
a person or thing that sports, as a participant in a sport.
an animal or piece of equipment for use in a sport, as a hunting dog or rifle.
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Origin of sporter

First recorded in 1530–40; sport + -er1
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How to use sporter in a sentence

  • But Caswell was an old Crimea veteran; his face had been spiled by a powder explosion; but he certainly was a sporter!

    Two on the Trail|Hulbert Footner
  • Here are the keys to that daffodil-hued tri-phibian you ogled at Sporter's exhibit.

    Zero Data|Charles Saphro
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