Origin of sporting
Related Words for unsportingunwarranted, dishonest, biased, illegal, partisan, discriminatory, unlawful, unreasonable, one-sided, improper, arbitrary, wrong, shameful, inequitable, unjust, unjustifiable, immoral, unethical, cruel, inexcusable
Examples from the Web for unsporting
Historical Examples of unsporting
It was unsporting, however, to go in confident of defeat, so she meant to do her best.The Luckiest Girl in the School
It seemed to him that he had taken a rather mean and unsporting line, nor did he believe for a moment that he was honest.The Grey Room
"Too unsporting," growled the beefy squire, his pale eyes squinting with strain.The Buttoned Sky
Geoff St. Reynard
It was excusable, if unsporting, for the scout to bite the thumb of his nearest assailant—and a good thorough bite it was.
"characterized by conduct constant with that of a sportsman," 1799 (e.g. sporting chance, 1897), from present participle of sport (v.).