sporting: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (spôr'ting, spōr'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. engaging in, disposed to, or interested in open-air or athletic sports: a rugged, sporting man.
  2. concerned with or suitable for such sports: sporting equipment.
  3. sportsmanlike.
  4. interested in or connected with sports or pursuits involving betting or gambling: the sporting life of Las Vegas.
  5. involving or inducing the taking of risk, as in a sport.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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