Definition of sportsman noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    sportsman

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈspɔrtsmən//
     
    (pl. sportsmen
    NAmE//ˈspɔrtsmən//
     
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  1. 1a man who takes part in sports, especially someone who is very good at them synonym athlete
  2. 2 a natural sportsman He is one of this country's top professional sportsmen. see also sportswoman, sportsperson
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