disport


disport

verb

Definition of DISPORT

1
to cause (someone) to pass the time agreeably occupied <disported themselves with silly games while they waited in the airport>
2
to engage in activity for amusement <a full-service resort where vacationers may disport at a variety of indoor and outdoor activities>
Related Words cavort, frisk, gambol, romp; dabble, trifle; amuse, divert, entertain; delight, please; dabble, fiddle (around), mess around, putter (around); bum (around), dawdle, goldbrick, hang, hang about [British], idle, loaf, lounge (around or about), relax, rest, screw around, slack (off); jest, joke, tease
Near Antonyms drudge, labor, plod, plug (away), slave, strain, strive, struggle, sweat, toil, work
3
to play and run about happily <the puppies disported in the backyard while we ate on the patio>
Near Antonyms mope, pout, stew, sulk
4
to present so as to invite notice or attention <football fans triumphantly disported the sports memorabilia for which they had just paid extravagant prices>

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