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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MORE SPORTING

She would hear no more sporting gossip, be cut off from her one remaining link with the racing world.

This favourite beast of burden was oftentimes represented as a dray horse; in more sporting circles as a hack or a hunter.

Now there was another idea, which, I conclude, emanated from the more sporting members of the committee.

In the use of the bow he has revived his interest in hunting, and admits that it is a more sporting proposition.

WORD ORIGIN

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

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.