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.