♦ sport

♦ sport
♦ sport /spɔ:t/
A n.
1 [u] gioco; divertimento; passatempo; scherzo; svago: to make sport of sb., farsi gioco di q.; to say st. in sport, dire qc. per scherzo; It was great sport to play in the garden, era un gran divertimento giocare in giardino
2 sport: He's very fond of sport, è un vero appassionato dello sport; winter sports, gli sport invernali
3 (fig. form.) zimbello; trastullo: He was the sport of fate, era lo zimbello del fato
4 (pl.) gare atletiche; incontri sportivi: inter-university sports, gare sportive interuniversitarie
5 (biol.) mutante; animale (o pianta) che subisce una mutazione
6 (fam., spesso good sport) persona che sta allo scherzo; tipo in gamba; persona che sa perdere
7 (fam. Austral., al vocat.) amico; compagno
B a. attr.
(USA) ► sports, B
sport bra, reggiseno per sport □ (USA) (autom.) sport car, granturismo (sost. f.); vettura sportiva □ sport-loving, sportivo (agg.); che ama lo sport; che pratica lo sport □ (fig.) the sport of kings, l'ippica □ (autom.) sport-utility vehicle (abbr. SUV), autoveicolo per lo sport e il lavoro □ athletic sports, l'atletica □ to be a bad sport, non essere di spirito; non saper stare al mondo □ to have good sport, divertirsi, spassarsela; (spec.) far buona caccia, far buona pesca □ (fam.) Be a sport!, sta' al gioco!; sii di spirito!; non prendertela!; (chiedendo un favore) su, da bravo!
(to) sport /spɔ:t/
A v. i.
1 divertirsi; giocare; scherzare; spassarsela; svagarsi; trastullarsi
2 fare dello sport; praticare sport
3 (biol.) essere un mutante; subire una mutazione
B v. t.
(fam.) mettere in mostra; sfoggiare; ostentare: She was sporting a new hat, sfoggiava un cappellino nuovo
to sport with sb.'s feelings, scherzare con i sentimenti di q.

English-Italian dictionary. 2013.

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