in sport

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in sport

somewhat formal + old-fashioned
:in a joking way :in a way that is not serious
  • Don't take offense. I was only saying it in sport.

Word by Word Definitions

sport play
  1. : to amuse oneself : frolic

  2. : to engage in a sport

  3. : to mock or ridicule something

  1. : a source of diversion : recreation

  2. : sexual play

  3. : physical activity engaged in for pleasure

  1. : of, relating to, or suitable for sports


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