noun, plural sports·men.
Origin of sportsman
Examples from the Web for sportsman
Palin, the former reality star on TLC, is launching her new show in April on the Sportsman Channel.Meet Madison Rising, the Band Behind Sarah Palin's New Theme Song|Ben Jacobs|March 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Sportsman Channel was touting its upcoming new series, “Amazing America with Sarah Palin.”
I am both a sportsman and a sports fan and I have nothing but good wishes for the athletes coming to Sochi.Putin’s Sochi and Hitler’s Berlin: The Love Affair Between Dictators and the Olympic Games.|Garry Kasparov|February 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Assault rifles are light and accurate, but no sportsman is going to pour a barrage of hot lead into a deer.
He wanted to be like Papa when he grew up—novelist, sportsman, womanizer, and legend in his own time.
A great majority of the moccasins sold as sportsman's supplies are likewise very bogus.Camp and Trail|Stewart Edward White
Indeed, the sportsman who kills sparingly and conscientiously is rather the exception than the rule.The Extermination of the American Bison|William T. Hornaday
Henceforward, except when a sportsman passed with his gun, the otters' haunt remained in peace.Creatures of the Night|Alfred W. Rees
Or mark the unhappy Partridge which the sportsman has surprised on the nest.Reptiles and Birds|Louis Figuier
"It's fine now," he replied, feeling the thrill of the sportsman.Wayside Courtships|Hamlin Garland