Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sport

2 senses of sport

Sense 1
sport, feature, boast -- (wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner; "she was sporting a new hat")
       => have, feature -- (have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France")

Sense 2
frolic, lark, rollick, skylark, disport, sport, cavort, gambol, frisk, romp, run around, lark about -- (play boisterously; "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom")
       => play -- (be at play; be engaged in playful activity; amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children; "The kids were playing outside all day"; "I used to play with trucks as a little girl")

Antonyms of adj sporting

3 of 4 senses of sporting

Sense 1
clean, sporting, sporty, sportsmanlike -- (exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play; "a clean fight"; "a sporting solution of the disagreement"; "sportsmanlike conduct")

INDIRECT (VIA fair) -> unfair, unjust -- (not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception; "used unfair methods"; "it was an unfair trial"; "took an unfair advantage")

Sense 3
sporting -- (involving risk or willingness to take a risk; "a sporting chance"; "sporting blood")

INDIRECT (VIA adventurous) -> unadventurous -- (lacking in boldness)

Sense 4
dissipated, betting, card-playing, sporting -- (preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance; "led a dissipated life"; "a betting man"; "a card-playing son of a bitch"; "a gambling fool"; "sporting gents and their ladies")

INDIRECT (VIA indulgent) -> nonindulgent, strict -- (characterized by strictness, severity, or restraint)

Similarity of adj sporting

4 senses of sporting

Sense 1
clean, sporting, sporty, sportsmanlike -- (exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play; "a clean fight"; "a sporting solution of the disagreement"; "sportsmanlike conduct")
       => fair (vs. unfair), just -- (free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules; "a fair referee"; "fair deal"; "on a fair footing"; "a fair fight"; "by fair means or foul")

Sense 2
sporting -- (relating to or used in sports; "sporting events"; "sporting equipment")

Sense 3
sporting -- (involving risk or willingness to take a risk; "a sporting chance"; "sporting blood")
       => adventurous (vs. unadventurous), adventuresome -- (willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises; "adventurous pioneers"; "the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy")

Sense 4
dissipated, betting, card-playing, sporting -- (preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance; "led a dissipated life"; "a betting man"; "a card-playing son of a bitch"; "a gambling fool"; "sporting gents and their ladies")
       => indulgent (vs. nonindulgent) -- (characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone ; "indulgent grandparents")

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