Definition of sportswoman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈspôrtsˌwo͝omən/

noun (plural sportswomen)

A woman who takes part in sports, especially professionally.
Example sentences
  • Competition has been exceptionally high with the British adventurers competing against professional sportsmen and sportswomen from around the world.
  • The 30 per cent limit also applies to ‘professional’ sportsmen and sportswomen.
  • Mothers of sportsmen and sportswomen play an enormously important role in the sporting lives of their offspring and yet, very often, that contribution is unrecognised.



Pronunciation: /-ˌSHip/
Example sentences
  • We strive to maintain a high level of integrity through good sportswomanship and by serving as mentors to new riders.
  • Above all, we value sportswomanship and positive participation regardless of outcome and encourage an inclusive approach to all activities.
  • It's all about the glory and sportswomanship, apparently.

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Syllabification: sports·wom·an

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