sports|man|like [ `spɔrtsmən,laık ] adjective
fair and honest when playing sports

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • sportsmanlike — index fair (just) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • sportsmanlike — sports|man|like [ˈspo:tsmənlaık US ˈspo:rts ] adj behaving in a fair, honest, and polite way when competing in sports ≠ unsportsmanlike ▪ As a club, we try to encourage sportsmanlike behaviour …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sportsmanlike — adjective behaving in a fair, honest, and polite way when competing in sports: gentlemanly and sportsmanlike behaviour …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sportsmanlike — sportsman (or sportswoman) ► NOUN 1) a person who takes part in a sport, especially as a professional. 2) a person who behaves sportingly. DERIVATIVES sportsmanlike adjective sportsmanship noun …   English terms dictionary

  • sportsmanlike — adjective exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play a clean fight a sporting solution of the disagreement sportsmanlike conduct • Syn: ↑clean, ↑sporting, ↑sporty • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sportsmanlike conduct — (or rarely, sportspersonlike conduct, may refer to:* Broadly, comporting oneself with sportsmanship, the sporting ethos * Narrowly, avoiding violation of unsportsmanlike conduct rules in a sport …   Wikipedia

  • sportsmanlike character — sportinis charakteris statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Visuma sportininko asmenybės bruožų, lemiančių jo racionalų valingą elgesį, patikimumą sporte ir kasdieniniame gyvenime. atitikmenys: angl. sportsmanlike character vok.… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • sportsmanlike — adjective see sportsman …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sportsmanlike — See sportsman. * * * …   Universalium

  • sportsmanlike — adjective Demonstrating good sportsmanship, behaving in an honorable and appropriate manner …   Wiktionary

  • sportsmanlike — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective According to the rules: clean, fair, sporting, sportsmanly. See FAIR …   English dictionary for students

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