Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “sport”

sport

noun /spoːt/
games or competitions involving physical activity
deporte
She’s very keen on sport of all kinds.
a particular game or amusement of this kind
deporte
Hunting, shooting and fishing are not sports I enjoy.
a good-natured and obliging person
buena persona
He’s a good sport to agree to do that for us!
fun; amusement
diversión
I only did it for sport.
sporting adjective of, or concerned with, sports
deportivo
the sporting world.
(opposite unsporting) showing fairness and kindness or generosity, especially if unexpected
caballeroso
a sporting gesture.
sports adjective (American also sport) designed, or suitable, for sport
deportivo
a sports centre sports equipment.
sporty adjective (comparative sportier, superlative sportiest) (especially British) (of a person) liking or good at sport; athletic
Deportivo
She’s quite a sporty person.
(of clothes) attractive in a bright informal way
Interesante
a sporty jacket.
Deportivo
(of a car) fast, elegant, and expensive.
sports car noun a small, fast car with only two seats.
coche deportivo
sports jacket noun a type of jacket for men, designed for casual wear.
chaqueta de sport
sportsman /ˈspoːts-/ noun (feminine sportswoman, plural sportsmen, sportswomen) a person who takes part in sports
deportista
He is a very keen sportsman.
a person who shows a spirit of fairness and generosity in sport
buen jugador; buena jugadora
He’s a real sportsman who doesn’t seem to care if he wins or loses.
sportswear noun clothing designed for playing sports in.
trajes de sport
a sporting chance noun a reasonably good chance
bastantes posibilidades
She definitely has a sporting chance of winning the race.
(Definition of sport from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “sport” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

sling

to throw or drop something carelessly

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More