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Definition of "sporty" [sporty]

  • Appropriate for sport or participation in sports. (adjective)
  • Exhibiting sportsmanship; sporting. (adjective)
  • Flashy; jazzy. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sporty" in a sentence
  • "Maybe I disagree with the term sporty because since I've been here our premier teams haven't been remarkable."
  • "Dressed in sporty looking Edith Head ensembles, Stanwyck is quite the silver fox and could easily have been the romantic interest here."
  • "The word sporty and hybrid don't often appear in the same sentence, but that could soon change with the release of a new"