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Definitions of sport:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To play: to frolic: to practice field diversions: to trifle.

part of speech: verb

To divert; to make merry; to frolic; to jest; to trifle; in familiar language, to exhibit or wear, as an article of dress.

part of speech: verb transitive

To amuse: to make merry: to represent playfully.

part of speech: noun

That which amuses or makes merry: play: mirth: jest: contemptuous mirth: anything for playing with: a toy: idle jingle: field diversion: any organism deviating from the normal or natural condition; an aberrant natural production; a monstrosity; a lusus naturae; as, " Yes- I nursed thee, thou monstrous sport of nature."- Byron; specifically, in bot. a plant that assumes a character and appearance distinct from the normal type, a bud or portion of a plant that assumes such a form.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To trifle.

part of speech: noun

Diversion; anything which makes merry; the mirth or pleasure thus produced; play; frolic; mockery; fowling, hunting, or fishing.

part of speech: noun

Pastime; amusement; jest or pleasantry; as, he said it in sport; mockery or derision; as, they made sport of him; outdoor play or recreation, as hunting, shooting, etc.; an athletic game; colloquially, a gambler or a cheap, flashy person.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To play or frolic; to practice field diversions, such as athletic contests.

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