Definition of Sporty

1. Adjective. Exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play. "Sportsmanlike conduct"

Exact synonyms: Clean, Sporting, Sportsmanlike
Similar to: Fair, Just
Derivative terms: Cleanness



2. Adjective. (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display.
Exact synonyms: Flashy, Gaudy, Jazzy, Showy
Similar to: Colorful, Colourful
Derivative terms: Flash, Flashiness, Gaudiness, Gaudiness, Showiness

3. Adjective. Appropriate for sport or engagement in a sport.
Similar to: Active

Definition of Sporty

1. Adjective. Favourable to sports ¹

2. Adjective. Flashy in appearance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sporty

1. showy [adj SPORTIER, SPORTIEST] : SPORTILY [adv] - See also: showy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sporty

sportspersons
sportspersonship
sportswear
sportswears
sportswoman
sportswomanlike
sportswomanship
sportswomen
sportswriter
sportswriters
sportswriting
sportswritings
sportulary
sportule
sportules
sporty (current term)
sporular
sporulate
sporulated
sporulates
sporulating
sporulation
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sporulations
sporulative
sporule
sporules
sporuliferous
spose
sposed

Literary usage of Sporty

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1. Godey's Magazine by Louis Antoine Godey, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1896)
"Brainard apologized, one of the men made an ill- natured remark, to which Brainard gave A sporty-looking drummer arose from the table. the corner got up, ..."

2. The Law of Pure Food and Drugs, National and State: With Appendices by William Wheeler Thornton (1912)
"sporty Days Invigorator. A substance was labeled "sporty Days Invigorator," but nothing upon the label showed that it contained alcohol, which it did. ..."

3. Blue Law Ballads: A Purge for Puritans by Sinners Club, Cincinnati (1922)
"... THE REFLECTIONS OF A sporty PURITAN Ye bright little girls With peroxidized curls And cuticle covered with pigment and powder— How often I wonder And ..."

4. Blue Law Ballads: A Purge for Puritans by Sinners Club, Cincinnati (1922)
"... THE REFLECTIONS OF A sporty PURITAN Ye bright little girls W-ith peroxidized curls And cuticle covered with pigment and powder— How often I wonder And ..."

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