sportsman

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Etymology[edit]

sports +‎ -man.

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sportsman (plural sportsmen)

  1. (UK) A man who engages in sports; an athlete.
    • 2014, Libor Flemr, Jiří Němec, Kateřina Kudláčková (eds), Physical activity in science and practice: Conference Proceedings | In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Charles University in Prague [Prague, 19-21 June 2013], p. 237:
      On the contrary, the difference between the worse male and female sportsmen was 54 ms. Among the male sportsmen [...]. Among the female sportsmen [...]
    • 2008, Atko Viru, Adaptation in Sports Training, Informa Healthcare USA, New York, p. 227 (Chapter 9: Gender Differences in Training Effects, sub-chapter Metabolic Capacities in male and female Athletes):
      In both cases the female sportsmen were Nordic skiers.
  2. (dated) A man who engages in country sports, such as hunting or fishing.

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sportsman m (plural sportsmeni)

  1. Alternative form of sportsmen

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