make+sport+of

  • 1 make sport of — index disparage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 make sport of — dated make fun of * * * make sport of somewhat formal + old fashioned : to laugh at and make jokes about (someone or something) in an unkind way They made sport of [=made fun of] the way he talked. • • • Main Entry: ↑sport …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 3 make sport of — make a joke at someone s expense, mock someone …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 4 make sport of — See: MAKE FUN OF …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 5 make sport of — See: MAKE FUN OF …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 6 make\ sport\ of — See: make fun of …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 7 make sport of — phrasal ridicule, mock …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 make sport of — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. tease, deride, mock; see ridicule …

    English dictionary for students

  • 9 make sport of — Mock, ridicule, deride, scout, scoff at, jeer at, laugh at …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 10 make-sport — …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11 Sport — (sp[=o]rt), n. [Abbreviated from disport.] 1. That which diverts, and makes mirth; pastime; amusement. [1913 Webster] It is as sport to a fool to do mischief. Prov. x. 23. [1913 Webster] Her sports were such as carried riches of knowledge upon… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 sport — [spôrt] n. [ME sporte, aphetic for DISPORT] 1. any activity or experience that gives enjoyment or recreation; pastime; diversion 2. such an activity, esp. when competitive, requiring more or less vigorous bodily exertion and carried on, sometimes …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 make game of — To make sport of, to ridicule ● game * * * make (a) game of archaic mock; taunt …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 sport — n. person judged by her/his ability to take a loss or teasing 1) a bad, poor; good sport 2) a sport about (she was a good sport about losing the bet) mockery 3) to make sport of smb. ( to mock smb. ) type of physical activity 4) a contact;… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 sport — sport1 W2S2 [spo:t US spo:rt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(games)¦ 2¦(hunting)¦ 3¦(helpful person)¦ 4 a good sport 5 a bad/poor sport 6¦(man/boy)¦ 7¦(fun)¦ 8 make sport of somebody ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: disport] …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 make — v 1. fabricate, manufacture, produce, mint; construct, build, assemble, set up; erect, elevate, raise, rear, put up; mold, form, fashion, model, shape, frame; create, invent, originate, devise, contrive, compose, write, put together; cast, block …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 17 sport — n. & v. n. 1 a a game or competitive activity, esp. an outdoor one involving physical exertion, e.g. cricket, football, racing, hunting. b such activities collectively (the world of sport). 2 (in pl.) Brit. a a meeting for competing in sports,… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 sport — 1 noun 1 GAMES a) (C) a physical activity in which people compete against each other: My favourite sports are tennis and swimming. | I was never any good at sports when I was young. | spectator sport (=one which is watched by large groups of… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 make fun of — verb To tease, ridicule or make jokes about, generally in a manner. Please stop making fun of your sister and just help her! Syn: make sport of, poke fun, mock, deride …

    Wiktionary

  • 20 Sport in the United Kingdom — plays an important role in British culture, and many people make an emotional investment in their favourite spectator sports. The most popular sport is football, except in Northern Ireland where Gaelic games are the most popular sports and Wales …

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