"sports" meaning in English

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Noun

IPA: /spɔɹts/ [General-American], /spɔːts/ [Received-Pronunciation], /spo(ː)ɹts/ (note: rhotic, without the horse–hoarse merger), /spoəts/ (note: non-rhotic, without the horse–hoarse merger) Audio: en-us-sports.ogg [US], LL-Q1860 (eng)-Vealhurl-sports.wav [Southern-England]
Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)ts Etymology: sport + -s Etymology templates: {{suffix|en|sport|s}} sport + -s Head templates: {{head|en|noun form}} sports
  1. plural of sport Tags: form-of, plural Form of: sport
    Sense id: en-sports-en-noun-19T89yQU

Noun

IPA: /spɔɹts/ [General-American], /spɔːts/ [Received-Pronunciation], /spo(ː)ɹts/ (note: rhotic, without the horse–hoarse merger), /spoəts/ (note: non-rhotic, without the horse–hoarse merger) Audio: en-us-sports.ogg [US], LL-Q1860 (eng)-Vealhurl-sports.wav [Southern-England]
Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)ts Etymology: sport + -s Etymology templates: {{suffix|en|sport|s}} sport + -s Head templates: {{en-noun|p}} sports pl (plural only)
  1. Synonym of sport (“the class of physical activies; athletics”) Tags: plural, plural-only Synonyms: sport [synonym, synonym-of]

Verb

IPA: /spɔɹts/ [General-American], /spɔːts/ [Received-Pronunciation], /spo(ː)ɹts/ (note: rhotic, without the horse–hoarse merger), /spoəts/ (note: non-rhotic, without the horse–hoarse merger) Audio: en-us-sports.ogg [US], LL-Q1860 (eng)-Vealhurl-sports.wav [Southern-England]
Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)ts Etymology: sport + -s Etymology templates: {{suffix|en|sport|s}} sport + -s Head templates: {{head|en|verb form}} sports
  1. third-person singular simple present indicative of sport Tags: form-of, indicative, present, singular, third-person Form of: sport Categories (topical): Sports
    Sense id: en-sports-en-verb-h8YwGjF5 Disambiguation of Sports: 6 27 39 27 Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header, English entries with topic categories using raw markup, English pluralia tantum, English terms suffixed with -s Disambiguation of English entries with incorrect language header: 2 15 64 18 Disambiguation of English entries with topic categories using raw markup: 2 15 65 18 Disambiguation of English pluralia tantum: 25 12 48 15 Disambiguation of English terms suffixed with -s: 3 16 60 21

Verb

IPA: /spɔɹts/ [General-American], /spɔːts/ [Received-Pronunciation], /spo(ː)ɹts/ (note: rhotic, without the horse–hoarse merger), /spoəts/ (note: non-rhotic, without the horse–hoarse merger) Audio: en-us-sports.ogg [US], LL-Q1860 (eng)-Vealhurl-sports.wav [Southern-England] Forms: sportses [present, singular, third-person], sportsing [participle, present], sportsed [participle, past], sportsed [past]
Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)ts Etymology: sport + -s Etymology templates: {{suffix|en|sport|s}} sport + -s Head templates: {{en-verb}} sports (third-person singular simple present sportses, present participle sportsing, simple past and past participle sportsed)
  1. To participate in sports; typically used by a person with little interest in the subject to derisively elide details of the activity in question.
    Sense id: en-sports-en-verb-bSypDE84

Inflected forms

Download JSON data for sports meaning in English (8.5kB)

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