What is another word for sportsman?

149 synonyms found


[ spˈɔːtsmən], [ spˈɔːtsmən], [ s_p_ˈɔː_t_s_m_ə_n]

Sportsman, a term used to describe someone who is skilled at sports or participates in sporting events, can be replaced by various synonyms. One of these is athlete, usually used to refer to individuals who have excelled in sports, especially in competitions. Another synonym is player, a term commonly associated with someone who plays team sports. For individuals who take part in outdoor recreational activities such as hunting and fishing, they can be referred to as sportsmen. Sports enthusiasts, sports aficionados, and sports buffs are also colloquial terms that can serve as synonyms for sportsman. Each of these words describes an individual with a passion for sports, whether they are participating in them or watching them.

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What are the hyponyms for Sportsman?

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Usage examples for Sportsman

Mr. Bradley's interest in the trip was that of a great sportsman, eager to seek big game in the Arctic.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
But the game was too easy-the advantage of an up-to-date sportsman had been carried to its highest degree of perfection.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
He was at once pulled away, assured by those dearest friends who had so recently and merrily assisted him in his "rags" that he was not playing the game and was no sportsman.
Hugh Walpole

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