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  Words related to sport

Related / Similar Words: athletics, fun, play, mutant, mutation, variation, sportsman, sportswoman, frolic, lark, rollick, skylark, disport, cavort, gambol, frisk, romp, run around, lark about, feature, boast

 

Definition:
  • an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition;
  • the occupation of athletes who compete for pay;
  • verbal wit (often at another''s expense but not to be taken seriously); "he became a figure of fun";
  • (Maine colloquial) temporary summer resident of inland Maine;
  • (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration;
  • someone who engages in sports;
  • play boisterously; "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom";
  • wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner; "she was sporting a new hat";

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    Hyponyms: rock climbing, contact sport, outdoor sport, field sport, gymnastics, gymanstic exercise, track and field, skiing, water sport, aquatics, rowing, row, archery, sledding, skating, racing, riding, horseback riding, equitation, cycling, blood sport, athletic game, judo, spectator sport, team sport, professional boxing, professional wrestling, sumo, professional golf, professional football, professional baseball, professional basketball, professional tennis, jocosity, jocularity, waggery, waggishness, drollery, clowning, comedy, funniness, pun, punning, wordplay, paronomasia, freak, monster, monstrosity, lusus naturae

     

    Derivational Morphology: frolic, lark, rollick, skylark, disport, cavort, gambol, frisk, romp, run around, lark about, deviate, vary, diverge, depart, mutate, play, caper, romper, athletics, escapade, feature, feature article

     

    Anagrams: strop

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 運動   Croatian: sport  
    Dutch: sport   Finnish: urheilulaji  
    French: sport   German: Sport  
    Hungarian: sport   Icelandic: íþrótt  
    Indonesian: olah raga   Italian: sport  
    Japanese: 運動   Korean: 스포츠  
    Maltese: sport   Portuguese: esporte  
    Russian: спорт   Spanish: deporte  
    Swedish: sport  
     
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