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synonyms for sportsmanlike

  • clean
  • fair
  • forthright
  • good
  • honest
  • honorable
  • sincere
  • sporting
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As a matter of fact I am not sure but it is entirely sportsmanlike to shoot at a standing rabbit with the rifle.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
There are, however, in the province of Constantine some tribes of Arabs who hunt the lion in a more sportsmanlike manner.
THE ANIMAL STORY BOOKVARIOUS
It was raining slightly, and Mr. Mole provided himself with an umbrella, which did not add to his sportsmanlike appearance.
JACK HARKAWAY IN NEW YORKBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Hauling in an impaled fish hand over hand with a small cable is neither sport nor sportsmanlike.
GAME BIRDS AND GAME FISHES OF THE PACIFIC COASTHARRY THOM PAYNE
It was a more sportsmanlike proceeding, but my sympathies were entirely with the moose.
RIVERBYJOHN BURROUGHS
How to get him, by some sportsmanlike process, is the question.
FISHING WITH A WORMBLISS PERRY
Still the apparently more successful suitor for Gwendolines hand had a sportsmanlike instinct.
NOTHING BUT THE TRUTHFREDERIC S. ISHAM
To A, B is never quite sportsmanlike; B is provincial and bigoted and generally inferior.
THE LAST SHOTFREDERICK PALMER
I suppose to this day he has never forgiven himself for that sportsmanlike instinct.
BERT WILSON ON THE GRIDIRONJ. W. DUFFIELD
It was full of the inevitable platitudes about esprit de corps and a sportsmanlike spirit.
THE LOOM OF YOUTHALEC WAUGH
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