disports

dis·port || dɪ'spɔːt v. frolic, gambol, play; amuse oneself

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Disport — Dis*port , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Disported}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disporting}.] [OF. se desporter; pref. des (L. dis ) + F. porter to carry; orig. therefore, to carry one s self away from work, to go to amuse one s self. See {Port} demeanor, and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disported — Disport Dis*port , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Disported}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disporting}.] [OF. se desporter; pref. des (L. dis ) + F. porter to carry; orig. therefore, to carry one s self away from work, to go to amuse one s self. See {Port} demeanor,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disporting — Disport Dis*port , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Disported}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disporting}.] [OF. se desporter; pref. des (L. dis ) + F. porter to carry; orig. therefore, to carry one s self away from work, to go to amuse one s self. See {Port} demeanor,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • disport — [[t]dɪspɔ͟ː(r)t[/t]] disports, disporting, disported VERB If you disport yourself somewhere, you amuse yourself there in a happy and energetic way. [HUMOROUS or OLD FASHIONED] [V pron refl prep/adv] ...the rich and famous disporting themselves in …   English dictionary

  • disport — UK [dɪˈspɔː(r)t] / US [dɪˈspɔrt] verb [transitive] Word forms disport : present tense I/you/we/they disport he/she/it disports present participle disporting past tense disported past participle disported disport yourself …   English dictionary

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