[ noun ] (sport) an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Used in print(The New York Times,...)
He merely became victimized by a form of athletics that respects no one and aggravates all .
diversion gymnastics water_sport outdoor_sport wrestling contact_sport racing rowing boxing judo skating skiing spectator_sport riding archery rock_climbing bloodsport track_and_field sledding team_sport blood_sport cycling athletic_game stroke series call trial coach kick tramp home row position defense loose drop hurdle pass most-valuable won-lost_record cut start at_home field water_ski down paddle bandy sit_out ride_the_bench punt overhand outclass dribble run turn referee prizefight timekeeper shoot shadowbox spar free_agent scout regulation_time double-team man-to-man away seed daisy_cutter hike rappel mountaineer foul backpack treck jog run personal_foul surge in_play spread-eagle figure_skate ice_skate skate skateboard ski speed_skate roller_skate save sled toboggan bobsled schuss canoe scull referee birling wipeout jackknife surf kayak ski_jump snorkel eligible legal curl possession follow_through skin-dive roller_blade ineligible onside defending offside submarine disqualified out_of_play underhand surf upfield downfield press_box racket kill kill tuck English game_plan bench_warmer spar shooter iron_man free_agency box sudden_death call downfield skylark
[ noun ] (sport,education) participation in sports events as an extracurricular activity