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unsportsmanlike

adjective un·sports·man·like \-ˈsprts-mən-ˌlīk\

: not fair, respectful, and polite toward other players when participating in a sport : not sportsmanlike

Full Definition of UNSPORTSMANLIKE

:  not characteristic of or exhibiting good sportsmanship
:  not sportsmanlike

Examples of UNSPORTSMANLIKE

  1. Unsportsmanlike conduct will not be tolerated.
  2. <was suspended for unsportsmanlike conduct>

First Known Use of UNSPORTSMANLIKE

1754

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