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"sporty" in British English

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sportyadjective

uk   /ˈspɔː.ti/  us   /ˈspɔːr.t̬i/
  • sporty adjective (FOR SPORT)

C1 A sporty ​personenjoyssport and is good at it: Guy wasn't really the sporty ​type. Sporty ​clothes are ​bright and ​informal, and ​look like the ​type of ​clothes that you could ​wear for ​sports.
(Definition of sporty from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sporty" in American English

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sportyadjective

 us   /ˈspɔrt̬·i, ˈspoʊrt̬·i/
stylish and ​suitable for ​activepeople: They ​drive a sporty ​redcar. You’re ​looking very sporty in ​your new ​jacket.
(Definition of sporty from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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