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A person who is active or interested in sport.
More example sentences
- The hotel has been a favourite amongst winter sportifs ever since the Serane family opened it for business some 35 years ago.
- Paris will do it with great panache; actually the French aren't all sportifs and sportives but on the whole look indulgently on those who are.
- He doesn't have the time nowadays to be a sportif - he used to love playing football, rugby, cricket and enjoyed windsurfing.
Definition of sportif in:
- The British & World English dictionary