[ spawr-ting, spohr- ]
/ ˈspɔr tɪŋ, ˈspoʊr- /
engaging in, disposed to, or interested in open-air or athletic sports: a rugged, sporting man.
concerned with or suitable for such sports: sporting equipment.
interested in or connected with sports or pursuits involving betting or gambling: the sporting life of Las Vegas.
involving or inducing the taking of risk, as in a sport.
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Related formssport·ing·ly, adverbnon·sport·ing, adjectivenon·sport·ing·ly, adverbun·sport·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sportingly
/ (ˈspɔːtɪŋ) /
(prenominal) of, relating to, or used or engaged in a sport or sportsseveral sporting interests
relating or conforming to sportsmanship; fair
of, relating to, or characterized by an interest in gambling
willing to take a risk
Derived Formssportingly, adverb
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