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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - So as to be preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance.

Usage examples (37)
  • Adjective : a rugged, sporting man. ,sporting equipment. ,the sporting life of Las Vegas
  • Even the least sportingly inclined becomes infected by the enthusiasm of the rest.
  • Giles Coren, who sportingly turned up to accept his prize (unlike Tom Woolfe last year).
  • Mr. Cink was supposed to be a footnote to history -- a fact he was sportingly sensitive to. for more
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