unsportsmanlike

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adjective un·sports·man·like \ˌən-ˈspȯrts-mən-ˌlīk\

Definition of unsportsmanlike

  1. :  not characteristic of or exhibiting good sportsmanship :  not sportsmanlike

Examples of unsportsmanlike in a Sentence

  1. Unsportsmanlike conduct will not be tolerated.

  2. was suspended for unsportsmanlike conduct

1754

First Known Use of unsportsmanlike

1754


UNSPORTSMANLIKE Defined for English Language Learners

unsportsmanlike

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adjective un·sports·man·like \ˌən-ˈspȯrts-mən-ˌlīk\

Definition of unsportsmanlike for English Language Learners

  • : not fair, respectful, and polite toward other players when participating in a sport : not sportsmanlike



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