sportsman Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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sportsmannoun [C]

uk   /ˈspɔːts.mən/  us   /ˈspɔːrts-/ (plural -men uk   /-mən/ us   )
a man who ​playssport, ​especially one who ​plays it well someone who ​playssport in a way that ​showsrespect and ​fairness towards the ​opposingplayer or ​team: He'll be ​remembered both as a ​brilliantplayer and as a ​true sportsman.
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