1 recreation, diversion, pastime, amusement, entertainment, play, distraction, relaxation, divertissement, pleasure, enjoyment, fun:
I fish for sport, not to earn a living.
2 jest, humour, fun, mockery:
They often call him rude names, but only in sport.
3 make sport of. tease, deride, make a laughing-stock (of), (hold up to) ridicule, make a fool of:
She doesn't like it when you make sport of her husband.
4 frolic, gambol, cavort, romp, caper, play, frisk, lark, rollick, skip about:
These octogenarians are sporting about like young foals.
5 show off, exhibit, flaunt, display, wear:
Keith arrived, sporting the latest in Italian footwear.