in sport

Definition of in sport

somewhat formal + old-fashioned

  1. :  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

sportplay
  1. :  to amuse oneself :  frolic

    :  to engage in a sport

    :  to mock or ridicule something

  1. :  a source of diversion :  recreation

    :  sexual play

    :  physical activity engaged in for pleasure

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

    :  styled in a manner suitable for casual or informal wear


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