noun sports·man \ˈsprts-mən\

: a man who participates in outdoor activities like hunting and fishing

: a man who participates in sports

Full Definition of SPORTSMAN

:  a person who engages in sports (as hunting or fishing)
:  a person who shows sportsmanship
sports·man·like \-ˌlīk\ adjective
sports·man·ly \-lē\ adjective

Examples of SPORTSMAN

  1. He was a keen sportsman all his life.

First Known Use of SPORTSMAN

circa 1707
SPORTSMAN Defined for Kids


noun sports·man \ˈsprts-mən\
plural sports·men \ˈsprts-mən\

Definition of SPORTSMAN for Kids

:  a person who engages in or is interested in sports and especially outdoor sports (as hunting and fishing)


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