Examples of unsportsmanlike in a Sentence
Unsportsmanlike conduct will not be tolerated.
was suspended for unsportsmanlike conduct
Recent Examples of unsportsmanlike from the Web
Joyner, a fourth-year pro, also was flagged earlier in the four-play series for unsportsmanlike conduct.
Violators are subject to a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalties.
Not all unsportsmanlike conduct penalties are part of the formula for disqualification.
No longer will coaches be allowed to leave the sideline to argue with officials without earning a 15-yard unsportsmanlike penalty.
Cristian Higuita and Kyle Beckerman received yellow cards in the 87th and 88th minutes for unsportsmanlike behavior and dissent, respectively.
Novak Djokovic wasn't happy with chair umpire Carlos Ramos at the French Open on Friday after he was docked a serve and given an unsportsmanlike conduct warning.
That's when Ramos interrupted, announcing a code violation warning for unsportsmanlike conduct.
Djokovic was unhappy for being docked a first serve for taking too long while serving at 4-0 in the fourth set and given a warning for unsportsmanlike conduct later in the same game.
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First Known Use of unsportsmanlike
Synonymsdirty, illegal, nasty, unfair, foul
Antonymsclean, fair, legal, sportsmanlike, sportsmanly
Related Wordsdishonorable, shabby, shameful; ignoble, low, mean, ungentlemanly; immoral, rotten, unchivalrous, unethical, unjust, unprincipled, unrighteous, unscrupulous
Near Antonymsjust, law-abiding; ethical, moral, principled, righteous, scrupulous; honorable, irreproachable, unimpeachable
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