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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person who takes part in or is interested in athletic events.

Usage examples (35)
  • Remember the game is the thing, and he who thinketh otherwise is no true sportsman.
  • You have at last become prudent: you are no longer what you call a sportsman: you are a sensible coward, almost a grown-up man.
  • A good sportsman is who plays the game fairly and admits the defeat gracefully.
  • (And what happened to non-fiction writing in sportsman's magazines?) 0 Good Comment? for more
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