sports fan

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sports fan an enthusiastic devotee of sports
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Usage

In literature:

She knew not how to sport a fan or handkerchief, hardly how to pull on a glove.
"The Well-Beloved" by Thomas Hardy
Schools of flying-fish broke fan-wise in flashes of silver, and porpoise sported alongside.
"Parrot & Co." by Harold MacGrath
The soft, wooing breeze fanned her cheeks, tossing about her golden curls in wanton sport.
"Daisy Brooks" by Laura Jean Libbey
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In news:

Next to winning the Super Bowl, what do Denver sports fans love best.
I consider myself to be, above all else, a sports fan in the most general sense.
It hasn't been a great year for sports fans in our area.
New England sports fans haven't seen problems like this at the guard position since the Stephon Marbury experiment.
I love the Olympics And not because I'm an amazing patriot or a ridiculously diverse sports fan.
Teachers' bets heavily on Toronto sports fans.
As a Philadelphia sports fan, I accept that I face harassment from the locals.
Yeah, yeah, sports fans say that all the time.
As all sports fans know, the Raiders went on to win the Super Bowl that year, and the next two besides, while the Patriots descended into a decade of incompetence .
This will make the stomachs of most Philadelphia sports fans turn.
Michigan sports fans will have it especially rough this year.
While many sports fans will say that is too many, so what if it is.
Local sports fans endure lousy weather to cheer on their teams.
It takes a lot more than nature's elements to keep local sports fans from supporting their teams.
The United States women's basketball team has the records, the Dream Team has the fame but it is the women's soccer team that has the hearts of American sports fans and an another Olympic gold medal.
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