- 1[transitive] sport something to have or wear something in a proud way synonym wear to sport a beard She was sporting a T-shirt with the company's logo on it.
- 2[intransitive] + adv./prep. (literary) to play in a happy and lively way See related entries: Happiness Word Origin late Middle English (in the sense ‘pastime, entertainment’): shortening of disport.
BrE BrE//spɔːt//; NAmE NAmE//spɔːrt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they sport
BrE BrE//spɔːt//; NAmE NAmE//spɔːrt//he / she / it sports
BrE BrE//spɔːts//; NAmE NAmE//spɔːrts//past simple sported
BrE BrE//ˈspɔːtɪd//; NAmE NAmE//ˈspɔːrtɪd//past participle sported
BrE BrE//ˈspɔːtɪd//; NAmE NAmE//ˈspɔːrtɪd//-ing form sporting
BrE BrE//ˈspɔːtɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈspɔːrtɪŋ//Happiness