noun \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


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Previous Word in the Dictionary: sport shirt
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