multisport

adjective

mul·​ti·​sport ˌməl-tē-ˈspȯrt How to pronounce multisport (audio)
-ˌtī-
: involving two or more different sports
a multisport competition
also, of an athlete : skilled in playing two or more different sports
For one thing, they signed multisport players like junior quarterback Ortege Jenkins, who spent two years as a backup shooting guard on the Arizona basketball team … Ivan Maisel

Word History

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multisport was in 1911

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Cite this Entry

“Multisport.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multisport. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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