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Spanish translation of “sport”


noun /spoːt/
games or competitions involving physical activity She’s very keen on sport of all kinds. a particular game or amusement of this kind 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 I only did it for sport. sporting adjective of, or concerned with, sports the sporting world. (negative unsporting) showing fairness and kindness or generosity, especially if unexpected a sporting gesture. sports adjective (American also sport) designed, or suitable, for sport a sports centre sports equipment. sports car a small, fast car with only two seats. sports jacket a type of jacket for men, designed for casual wear.
chaqueta de sport
sportsman /ˈspoːts-/ noun (feminine sportswoman) a person who takes part in sports 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 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)

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