Definition of sporting adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈspɔːtɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈspɔːrtɪŋ//
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  1. 1[only before noun] connected with sports a major sporting event a range of sporting activities His main sporting interests are golf and tennis. (North American English) a store selling sporting goods
  2. 2(especially British English) fair and generous in your treatment of other people, especially in a game or sport opposite unsporting
  3. Idioms a reasonable chance of success
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sporting