sportive

adjective
sport·​ive | \ ˈspȯr-tiv How to pronounce sportive (audio) \

Definition of sportive

2 : of or relating to sports and especially field sports

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Other Words from sportive

sportively adverb
sportiveness noun

Examples of sportive in a Sentence

a sportive pastor who began every sermon with a joke

First Known Use of sportive

1593, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of sportive was in 1593

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