noun, plural sports·men.
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usage note for sportsman
OTHER WORDS FROM sportsmansports·man·like, sports·man·ly, adjectivesports·man·li·ness, nounun·sports·man·like, adjectiveun·sports·man·ly, adjective, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for sportsman
You are a model for sportsmen, disabled and abled bodied sportsmen, all over the world?Pistorius Prosecutor: ‘Say I Shot And Killed Her!’|Kelly Berold|April 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The basketball sneaker has a long and lucrative history, especially for the sportsmen who become the brands' ambassadors.
He worked helping disabled people in America and did sports, coached other sportsmen.
The King is the first name listed under the heading “30 Years of Friends and Sportsmen.”
We rarely get hysterical about the weight qualifications required of male sportsmen.
The sportsmen were busy loading when Tom became aware, for one instant, that something was moving in the air.
This being arranged, the sportsmen dismounted, fastened their horses to trees, and separated.
However, I returned well pleased from my ride, and found my young sportsmen not less pleased with their morning's ramble.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
As the day approached the excitement became intense; yachtsmen and sportsmen flocked to New York from all parts of the country.Yachting Vol. 2|Various.
This weapon is prohibitive on account of its recoil, and few, if any, sportsmen now care to carry one.In Africa|John T. McCutcheon