Related formssport·ing·ly, adverbnon·sport·ing, adjectivenon·sport·ing·ly, adverbun·sport·ing, adjective
Definition for sporting (2 of 2)
adjective Also sports.
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of sport
Examples from the Web for sporting
In their midst stands a soldier with the Lebanese armed forces in a red beret, sporting an assault rifle and an unblinking stare.
Just ask Darren Sharper what happens if your sporting career suddenly falters.Jameis Winston Cleared of Rape Like Every Other College Sports Star|Robert Silverman|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Being dapper is all about attention to detail, like sporting a perfectly tucked handkerchief in your suit pocket.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Don Draper in Your Life|Allison McNearney|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Brash, crass, and sporting a perpetually raised eyebrow, Ash Williams remains the ultimate postmodern superhero.The King of Postmodern Cool Is Reborn in ‘Ash Vs. The Evil Dead’|Nick Schager|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Paparazzi photos of Mrs. Knowles-Carter sporting the Bettie Page look were released.The Outrage Over Beyonce’s Bettie Page Bangs: Why the Media Must Stop Objectifying Women|Phoebe Robinson|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Would their sporting sense of politics as a gigantic game carry him through successfully?Abraham Lincoln and the Union|Nathaniel W. Stephenson
Then, the sweet fresh breezes of the spring, how pure they are, sporting over the green herbage or among the trees.
The prince lived at that time with the sons of the ministers, being instructed in sciences, and sporting in gardens.The Kath Sarit Sgara|Somadeva Bhatta
Scotland, so far as regards the sporting of the far north, was then almost a terra incognita.Twenty-Six Years Reminiscences of Scotch Grouse Moors|William Alexander Adams
And a great rondy-vooze for the sporting men, politicians, and rounders of the town, if I do say it.Queed|Henry Sydnor Harrison
British Dictionary definitions for sporting (1 of 2)
Derived Formssportingly, adverb
British Dictionary definitions for sporting (2 of 2)
- an animal or plant that differs conspicuously in one or more aspects from other organisms of the same species, usually because of a mutation
- an anomalous characteristic of such an organism