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Sporting

Sporting

WordNet



adjective


(1)   Involving risk or willingness to take a risk
"A sporting chance"
"Sporting blood"
(2)   Exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
"A clean fight"
"A sporting solution of the disagreement"
"Sportsmanlike conduct"
(3)   Preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance
"Led a dissipated life"
"A betting man"
"A card-playing son of a bitch"
"A gambling fool"
"Sporting gents and their ladies"
(4)   Relating to or used in sports
"Sporting events"
"Sporting equipment"
Wiktonary



Adjective



  1. Pertaining to sports
    He got a job in a sporting goods store.
  2. Exhibiting sportsmanship.
    Quite sporting of you to call that foul on yourself.
  3. Having a reasonable chance of success.
    A sporting chance? I wouldn't call even him a long-shot?