sporting
1. [ adjective ] (sport) marked by or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
Synonyms: sportsmanlike clean
Examples:

"a clean fight" "a sporting solution of the disagreement" "sportsmanlike conduct"

Related terms: fair
2. [ adjective ] (sport) relating to or used in sports
Examples:

"sporting events" "sporting equipment"

Related terms: sport
3. [ adjective ] involving risk or willingness to take a risk
Examples:

"a sporting chance" "sporting blood"

Related terms: adventurous
4. [ adjective ] (games) preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance
Synonyms: card-playing betting gambling dissipated
Examples:

"led a dissipated life" "a betting man" "a card-playing son of a bitch" "a gambling fool" "sporting gents and their ladies"

Related terms: indulgent
Similar spelling:   sportingly
  spurting
  sprouting
  Spratling
  sport
  Spratlin
  spreading
  Spradling
  Spartina
  sportive
  supporting
  spirt
  sprit
  spurt
  sprat
  Spradlin
  sportsman
  sporty
  spirit
  sprite
  spritz
  sparid
  sprout
  Spratt
  spirit_gum
  sport_fish
  spare-tire
  spare_time
  sportively
  spare_tire
  sport_kite
  spirits
  sprites
  Spartan
  sport_coat
  sports_fan
  sportscast
  sports_page
  spirited
  Spratley
  Spartium
  Sparidae
  spritzer
  sprouted