Sporting

Definition of Sporting

Sport´ing
a.1.Of, pertaining to, or engaging in, sport or sports; exhibiting the character or conduct of one who, or that which, sports.
Sporting book
a book containing a record of bets, gambling operations, and the like.
Sporting house
a house frequented by sportsmen, gamblers, and the like.
- C. Kingsley.
Sporting man
one who practices field sports; also, a horse racer, a pugilist, a gambler, or the like.
Sporting plant
(Bot.) a plant in which a single bud or offset suddenly assumes a new, and sometimes very different, character from that of the rest of the plant.
- Darwin.

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acrobatic, agonistic, athletic, betting, cardsharping, casting lots, chase, chevy, chivy, coursing, cynegetics, fair-minded, falconry, fox hunting, gambling, gaming, gunning, gymnastic, hawking, hazarding, hunt, hunting, palaestral, play, playing, risking, shikar, shooting, sortition, speculation, sport, sports, sportsmanlike, sportsmanly, square-dealing, square-shooting, staking, stalking, still hunt, venery, wagering
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