Definition of 'sportsman'

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It shows how great as sportsmen they are. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That is what happens when a young sportsman is enjoying what may be termed a meteoric rise. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Away from work he was a keen sportsman. Times, Sunday Times (2013)People want to see sportsmen who care about what they are doing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It has become used by elite sportsmen to aid muscle recovery and reduce soreness after exercise. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is a great sportsman and was obsessed with his weight. The Sun (2012)It is advice that this most modest and polite young sportsman has taken to heart. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Elite sportsmen have to grow up in public. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Too many sportsmen have not looked far enough into the future. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Everybody is trying hard to get this gifted young sportsman right. The Sun (2014)So many sportsmen and women give the press and broadcasters a wide berth. The Sun (2009)This is fine for elite sportsmen but for the innocent at large it is of very limited use. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Their failures follow a long line of British sportsmen choking when it counts. The Sun (2011)Rarely before has one British sportsman carried the weight of so much expectation from an entire nation. The Sun (2015)Up to that point, he was a gifted and keen sportsman. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We've produced great scholars and sportsmen. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He is one of the finest British sportsmen of my lifetime. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The nation's top sportsmen were also keen to do their bit. The Sun (2008)Certainly, retiring does not make him any less great as a sportsman. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It can be applied to a particular moment in a young sportsman's career. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I wish that a major sportsman or woman would come out, that would make a huge difference. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He said: 'Every sportsman wants success. The Sun (2013)

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Translations for 'sportsman'

British English: sportsman /ˈspɔːtsmən/ NOUN
A sportsman is a man who takes part in sports.
  • American English: sportsman
  • Arabic: رَجُلٌ رِيَاضِيّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: esportista
  • Chinese: 运动员
  • Croatian: sportaš
  • Czech: sportovec
  • Danish: sportsmand
  • Dutch: sportman
  • European Spanish: deportista hombre
  • Finnish: urheilija
  • French: sportif
  • German: Sportler
  • Greek: φίλαθλος
  • Italian: sportivo
  • Japanese: スポーツマン
  • Korean: 스포츠맨
  • Norwegian: idrettsmann
  • Polish: sportowiec
  • European Portuguese: desportista
  • Romanian: sportiv
  • Russian: спортсмен
  • Spanish: deportista
  • Swedish: idrottsman
  • Thai: นักกีฬา
  • Turkish: sporcu erkek
  • Ukrainian: спортсмен
  • Vietnamese: nam vận động viên


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