Definition of Sportsman

1. Noun. Someone who engages in sports.

Exact synonyms: Sport, Sportswoman
Generic synonyms: Athlete, Jock
Derivative terms: Sportsmanship



Definition of Sportsman

1. n. One who pursues the sports of the field; one who hunts, fishes, etc.

Definition of Sportsman

1. Noun. A man who engages in sports. A male athlete. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sportsman

1. [n SPORTSMEN]

Medical Definition of Sportsman

1. One who pursues the sports of the field; one who hunts, fishes, etc. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sportsman

sports writer
sportsaholic
sportsaholics
sportsbook
sportsbooks
sportscar
sportscars
sportscast
sportscaster
sportscasters
sportscasting
sportscasts
sportsfield
sportsfields
sportslike
sportsman (current term)
sportsman's bet
sportsman's bets
sportsmanlike
sportsmanly
sportsmanship
sportsmanships
sportsmen
sportspeople
sportsperson
sportspersons
sportspersonship
sportswear
sportswears
sportswoman

Literary usage of Sportsman

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1. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"Sport, sportsman. Beside their legitimate use, illustrated in quotations, 1802, ... [1802 His debut is perhaps intended to shew us that he is a sportsman, ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1858)
"The life the sportsman-artist took, The artist-sportsman could restore ; As true and warm in every look, And far more lasting than before ! " LXXXVII. ..."

3. Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature, & Art by William Harrison Ainsworth, George Cruikshank, Hablot Knight Browne (1846)
"If he is a Sybarite, he places a stool at the bottom of the hole to sit upon, if he is a zealous sportsman, he simply kneels down. ..."

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