News vs Sport - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between news and sport

is that news is (latest) news while sport is fun, pastime, sport.




(wikipedia news) (en-noun)
  • New information of interest.
  • Is there any news about the storm?
    That was not much news in the press release.
  • Reports of current events broadcast via media such as newspapers or television.
  • Did you listen to the news tonight?
    The news is that Mr. Jones died yesterday from cancer.
  • (computing, internet) posts published on newsgroups
  • Derived terms

    * bad news * good news * hard news * local news * national news * news agency * newsagent * news feature * newsflash * newsman * newspaper * newsreader * news report * news reporter * news station * news stream * no news is good news * slow news day * soft news * that's news to me * world news * breaking news * news feed





    (wikipedia sport)


  • (countable) Any activity that uses physical exertion or skills competitively under a set of rules that is not based on aesthetics.
  • (countable) A person who exhibits either good or bad sportsmanship.
  • * Jen may have won, but she was sure a poor sport ; she laughed at the loser.
  • * The loser was a good sport , and congratulated Jen on her performance.
  • (countable) Somebody who behaves or reacts in an admirable manner, a good sport.
  • * You're such a sport ! You never get upset when we tease you.
  • (obsolete) That which diverts, and makes mirth; pastime; amusement.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Think it but a minute spent in sport .
  • * Sir Philip Sidney
  • Her sports were such as carried riches of knowledge upon the stream of delight.
  • * Hey Diddle Diddle
  • The little dog laughed to see such sport , and the dish ran away with the spoon.
  • (obsolete) Mockery; derision.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Then make sport at me; then let me be your jest.
  • (countable) A toy; a plaything; an object of mockery.
  • * Dryden
  • flitting leaves, the sport of every wind
  • * John Clarke
  • Never does man appear to greater disadvantage than when he is the sport of his own ungoverned passions.
  • (uncountable) Gaming for money as in racing, hunting, fishing.
  • (biology, botany, zoology, countable) A plant or an animal, or part of a plant or animal, which has some peculiarity not usually seen in the species; an abnormal variety or growth. The term encompasses both mutants and organisms with non-genetic developmental abnormalities such as birth defects.
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  • (slang, countable) A sportsman; a gambler.
  • (slang, countable) One who consorts with disreputable people, including prostitutes.
  • (obsolete, uncountable) An amorous dalliance.
  • * Charlie and Lisa enjoyed a bit of sport after their hike.
  • (informal, usually singular) A friend or acquaintance (chiefly used when speaking to the friend in question)
  • * {{quote-magazine
  • , date= , year=1924 , month=July , first= , last= , author=Ellis Butler , coauthors= , title=The Little Tin Godlets , volume=25 , issue=1 , page=14 , magazine=The Rotarian , publisher=Rotary International , issn= citation , passage="Say, sport !" he would say briskly.}}
  • (obsolete) Play; idle jingle.
  • * Broome
  • An author who should introduce such a sport of words upon our stage would meet with small applause.

    Derived terms

    * air sport * blood sport * combat sport * contact sport * cue sport * extreme sport * flying sport * good sport * individual sport * mind sport * motorsport * old sport * poor sport * professional sport * spectator sport * spoilsport * sportsman * sportsmanship * sport jacket * sport stacking * sport utility vehicle * team sport * watersport * wheelchair sport * winter sport


    (en verb)
  • To amuse oneself, to play.
  • To mock or tease, treat lightly, toy with.
  • * Tillotson
  • He sports with his own life.
  • To display; to have as a notable feature.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-20, volume=408, issue=8845, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Welcome to the plastisphere , passage=[The researchers] noticed many of their pieces of [plastic marine] debris sported surface pits around two microns across. Such pits are about the size of a bacterial cell. Closer examination showed that some of these pits did, indeed, contain bacteria, […].}}
  • (reflexive) To divert; to amuse; to make merry.
  • * Bible, Isa. lvii. 4
  • Against whom do ye sport yourselves?
  • To represent by any kind of play.
  • * (John Dryden)
  • Now sporting on thy lyre the loves of youth.
  • To practise the diversions of the field or the turf; to be given to betting, as upon races.
  • To assume suddenly a new and different character from the rest of the plant or from the type of the species; said of a bud, shoot, plant, or animal.
  • (Darwin)


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