AskDefine | Define sportsman

Dictionary Definition

sportsman n : someone who engages in sports [syn: sport, sportswoman]

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sport + man


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


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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Nimrod, adventurer, amateur athlete, archer, athlete, ballplayer, baseballer, baseman, batter, battery, beater, betting ring, bettor, big game hunter, blocking back, boneshaker, bowman, cardshark, cardsharp, cardsharper, catcher, center, coach, competitor, compulsive gambler, courser, crap shooter, cricketer, defensive lineman, end, footballer, gambler, games-player, gamester, guard, hazarder, hunter, huntress, huntsman, infielder, jacker, jacklighter, jock, jumper, lineman, offensive lineman, outfield, outfielder, petty gambler, piker, player, plunger, poloist, professional athlete, pugilist, punter, quarterback, racer, sharp, sharper, sharpie, shikari, skater, speculator, sport, sporting man, sportswoman, stalker, tackle, tailback, tinhorn, tipster, tout, toxophilite, trapper, venturer, wagerer, white hunter, wingback, wrestler
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