unsporting


unsporting

adjective

  1. engaging in, disposed to, or interested in open-air or athletic sports: a rugged, sporting man.
  2. concerned with or suitable for such sports: sporting equipment.
  3. sportsmanlike.
  4. interested in or connected with sports or pursuits involving betting or gambling: the sporting life of Las Vegas.
  5. involving or inducing the taking of risk, as in a sport.

adjective

  1. not relating or conforming to sportsmanship; unfair

adjective

  1. (prenominal) of, relating to, or used or engaged in a sport or sportsseveral sporting interests
  2. relating or conforming to sportsmanship; fair
  3. of, relating to, or characterized by an interest in gambling
  4. willing to take a risk

adj.“characterized by conduct constant with that of a sportsman,” 1799 (e.g. sporting chance, 1897), from present participle of sport (v.).

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