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Adjective: sporting  spor-ting
  1. Exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
    "a sporting solution of the disagreement";
    - clean, sporty, sportsmanlike
     
  2. Relating to or used in sports
    "sporting events"; "sporting equipment"
     
  3. Involving risk or willingness to take a risk
    "a sporting chance"; "sporting blood"
     
  4. Preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance
    "sporting gents and their ladies";
    - dissipated, betting, card-playing
Verb: sport  sport
  1. Wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner
    "she was sporting a new hat";
    - feature, boast
     
  2. Play boisterously
    "The children sported in the garden";
    - frolic, lark, rollick, skylark, disport, cavort, gambol, frisk, romp, run around, lark about

See also: adventuresome, adventurous, fair, indulgent, just

Type of: feature, have, play

Encyclopedia: Sporting, Alexandria, Egypt

Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology