activity engaged in to amuse oneself <I don't care terribly whether I actually catch any fish, as I'm just doing this for sport> Related Words gamboling
, high jinks
an attitude or manner not to be taken seriously <teasing that began in sport ended with some hateful words being exchanged>
the making of unkind jokes as a way of showing one's scorn for someone or something <several of the kids routinely made sport of their classmate's speech impediment> Related Words contempt
a person or thing that is made fun of <in a society where unmarried women had no status, a spinster was often the long-suffering sport of the village>
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