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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Fair play and gracious behavior during games.

Usage examples (39)
  • The opposing team showed good sportsmanship when they came around to shake our hands after they lost.
  • Was it pure youthful exuberance, as his Harlem, N.Y., coaches insisted, or an in-your-face lapse in sportsmanship?
  • "I think the sportsmanship was the best I've seen it in 10 years -- out of everyone,"
  • PAP instead of promoting the idea of sportsmanship; as a consequence, the whole business of for more
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