Meaning of sportsman

sports•man

Pronunciation: (spôrts'mun, spōrts'-), [key]
— pl. -men.
  1. a man who engages in sports, esp. in some open-air sport, as hunting, fishing, racing, etc.
  2. a person who exhibits qualities especially esteemed in those who engage in sports, as fairness, courtesy, good temper, etc.
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