First Known Use of disport
Rhymes with disport
abort, airport, amort, aport, assort, athwart, backcourt, bellwort, birthwort, bistort, blood sport, Bridgeport, carport, cavort, cohort, colewort, comport, consort, contort, crosscourt, deport, distort, downcourt, effort, escort, exhort, export, extort, fall short, figwort, forecourt, for short, free port, frontcourt, glasswort, Gosport, Gulfport, half-court, homeport, home port, in short, jetport, lousewort, lungwort, madwort, milkwort, mugwort, Newport, outport, passport, presort, purport, ragwort, report, re-sort, resort, retort, sandwort, seaport, sell short, Shreveport, spaceport, spearwort, spoilsport, Stockport, support, toothwort, transport
Examples of disport
<disported themselves with silly games while they waited in the airport>
<a full-service resort where vacationers may disport at a variety of indoor and outdoor activities>
Origin of disport
Middle English, from Anglo-French desporter, to carry away, comfort, entertain, from des- dis- + porter to carry, from Latin portare — more at fare
First Known Use: 14th century
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