betting vs sporting what difference

what is difference between betting and sporting

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛtɪŋ/
    • (General American) IPA(key): [ˈbɛɾɪŋ]
    • Homophone: bedding
  • Rhymes: -ɛtɪŋ

Adjective

betting

  1. Describing one who bets or gambles.
    If I were a betting man, I’d wager my next pay check he couldn’t do that again.

Verb

betting

  1. present participle of bet

Noun

betting (plural bettings)

  1. The act of placing a bet.
    • 1989, Jesse O. McKee, The Choctaw
      Once the field was prepared, and preliminaries of the game all settled, the bettings all made and goods all “staked,” night came on without the appearance of any players on the ground.
Translations

Anagrams

  • big tent, big-tent


English

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈspɔɹtɪŋ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈspɔːtɪŋ/
  • (rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) IPA(key): /ˈspo(ː)ɹtɪŋ/
  • (non-rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) IPA(key): /ˈspoətɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)tɪŋ

Verb

sporting

  1. present participle of sport

Adjective

sporting (comparative more sporting, superlative most sporting)

  1. (not comparable) Pertaining to sports
    He got a job in a sporting goods store.
  2. (comparable) Exhibiting sportsmanship.
    Quite sporting of you to call that foul on yourself.
  3. (comparable) Fair, generous; ‘game’.
    It was very sporting of her to let us off like that.
  4. (not comparable, obsolete) Of or relating to unseemly male excesses, especially gambling, prostitution, or similar recreational activities.

Derived terms

  • sporting goods
  • sporting house
  • sporting chance

Translations

Noun

sporting (plural sportings)

  1. The act of taking part in a sport.

Anagrams

  • ringpost, ringspot

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