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sportsman

[ spawrts-muh n, spohrts- ]SEE DEFINITION OF sportsman

Synonyms for sportsman

  • chaser
  • deerstalker
  • falconer
  • fisherman
  • hawker
  • huntress
  • huntsman
  • pursuer
  • stalker
  • trapper
  • ferreter
  • pursuant
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SPORTSMAN

He was by no means what is termed a sportsman, yet he was somewhat fond of shooting.

He was as a sportsman, for it would not do to rouse suspicion.

These are small matters, perhaps, but your sportsman cannot be too accurate.

Then as Col was a sportsman, and had powder on board, I figured that we might be blown up.

But the sportsman knew that he had shot a deer, and a deer was all he saw.

The scholar in him had completely got the better of the sportsman.

After him ran the dog in pursuit, and after the dog followed the sportsman.

Then the sportsman guessed that he had before him no mere moujik, but a Léshy.

The French ask for a duellist as the English ask for a sportsman.

Sportsman (whose opponent has just achieved the hole in one).

WORD ORIGIN

1706, from sports + man (n.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SPORTSMAN

hunter

nouna person who hunts
  • chaser
  • deerstalker
  • falconer
  • ferreter
  • fisherman
  • hawker
  • huntress
  • huntsman
  • pursuant
  • pursuer
  • sportsman
  • stalker
  • trapper
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