AskDefine | Define sportsman

Dictionary Definition

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

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Etymology

sport + man

Noun

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

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Sportsman could mean:

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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