sporty

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From sport +‎ -y.

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sporty (comparative sportier, superlative sportiest)

  1. Fond of sports.
    • 2020, Shalini Vallepur, I Can Be Sporty: Amazing Athletes Who Pushed the Boundaries, page 4:
      Sporty people all over the world spend their lives training to compete in competitions such as the Olympic Games.
    She's perfect for me, as she's both studious and sporty.
  2. Suitable for use in sport.
    a sporty tennis outfit
  3. stylish with a fun, bold, and vibrant appearance.
    • 2007, B. Lorraine Jones, Charles Augustus: A Boy's Will to Survive, page 29:
      His hat sat at a rakish angle giving him a sporty appearance.
    • 2011, Carole Jackson, Color Me Beautiful, page 38:
      Your palette contains sporty colors, dressy colors, neutrals, basics, and bright accent colors.
    • 2014, Sarah Richardson, Sarah Style, page 262:
      While you may never embrace my idea of applying paisley punch to your ceiling, you might want to wake up your walls with sporty stripes.
    • 2015, T. L. Keller, The Total Novice’s Guide To UFOs: What You Need To Know:
      A form or design of a UFO that has a sleek or sporty appearance as in the type of UFO described in detail by Bob Lazar.
    • 2019, Elaine Boylan, ‎Stephanie Lightbown, How to Pass Higher Art & Design:
      The simple style of numbers and symbols on the face contributes to the modern, streamlined sporty appearance.
    • 2021, Nina Mingya Powles, Small Bodies of Water:
      It's black with a sporty pattern of lilac stripes down the sides.
    My new car looks sporty but is actually very practical.

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sporty

  1. nominative/accusative plural of sport

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sporty

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of sport