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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sport /ˈsport, ˈspɔrt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sport /ˈspo(ə)rt, ˈspɔ(ə)rt/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sport, v. t.
 1. To divert; to amuse; to make merry; -- used with the reciprocal pronoun.
    Against whom do ye sport yourselves?   --Isa. lvii. 4.
 2. To represent by any kind of play.
    Now sporting on thy lyre the loves of youth.   --Dryden.
 3. To exhibit, or bring out, in public; to use or wear; as, to sport a new equipage. [Colloq.]
 4. To give utterance to in a sportive manner; to throw out in an easy and copious manner; -- with off; as, to sport off epigrams. [R.]
 To sport one's oak. See under Oak, n.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sport n.
 1. That which diverts, and makes mirth; pastime; amusement.
    It is as sport to a fool to do mischief.   --Prov. x. 23.
    Her sports were such as carried riches of knowledge upon the stream of delight.   --Sir P. Sidney.
    Think it but a minute spent in sport.   --Shak.
 2. Mock; mockery; contemptuous mirth; derision.
    Then make sport at me; then let me be your jest.    --Shak.
 3. That with which one plays, or which is driven about in play; a toy; a plaything; an object of mockery.
    Flitting leaves, the sport of every wind.   --Dryden.
    Never does man appear to greater disadvantage than when he is the sport of his own ungoverned passions.   --John Clarke.
 4. Play; idle jingle.
    An author who should introduce such a sport of words upon our stage would meet with small applause.   --Broome.
 5. Diversion of the field, as fowling, hunting, fishing, racing, games, and the like, esp. when money is staked.
 6. Bot. & Zool. A plant or an animal, or part of a plant or animal, which has some peculiarity not usually seen in the species; an abnormal variety or growth. See Sporting plant, under Sporting.
 7. A sportsman; a gambler. [Slang]
 In sport, in jest; for play or diversion. “So is the man that deceiveth his neighbor, and saith, Am not I in sport?”
 Syn: -- Play; game; diversion; frolic; mirth; mock; mockery; jeer.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sport, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sported; p. pr. & vb. n. Sporting.]
 1. To play; to frolic; to wanton.
 [Fish], sporting with quick glance,
 Show to the sun their waved coats dropt with gold.   --Milton.
 2. To practice the diversions of the field or the turf; to be given to betting, as upon races.
 3. To trifle. “He sports with his own life.”
 4. Bot. & Zool. To assume suddenly a new and different character from the rest of the plant or from the type of the species; -- said of a bud, shoot, plant, or animal. See Sport, n., 6.
 Syn: -- To play; frolic; game; wanton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an active diversion requiring physical exertion and
           competition [syn: athletics]
      2: the occupation of athletes who compete for pay
      3: someone who engages in sports [syn: sportsman, sportswoman]
      4: (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting
         from chromosomal alteration [syn: mutant, mutation, variation]
      5: (Maine colloquial) temporary summer resident of inland Maine
      6: verbal wit (often at another's expense but not to be taken
         seriously); "he became a figure of fun" [syn: fun, play]
      v 1: wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner; "she was
           sporting a new hat" [syn: feature, boast]
      2: play boisterously; "The children frolicked in the garden";
         "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped
         in the playroom" [syn: frolic, lark, rollick, skylark,
          disport, cavort, gambol, frisk, romp, run
         around, lark about]