any activity that one can practice, AND compete in with others on different levels (eg. by class, district, state, national, etc).
Squash may not be as athletically challenging and demanding as football, but it is a sport.
1. verb. The process of throwing a sporting ball, such as a football or mandarin, to a forewarned but nevertheless unsuspecting workmate, teammate or stranger (but never spouse or pet). An initiator, termed a ‘sportor’, expresses their desire to instigate ‘sport’ by firmly stating “Sport!”, usually preceded by the name of the recipient, termed a 'sportee'.
Note: To have succeeded at sport is to catch the sported object; to fail is to be struck unflatteringly or critically by said sported object.
"Sport is a great team building exercise!"
Something that requires a lot of activity and after it's done, nothing has changed, nothing at all. Except the bank accounts of those that are actually good at these sports.
Also: the pinnacle of inefficiency.
I'm too smart (lazy) to do sports
Yelled during the viewing of a sporting event by a non-sports fan when surrounded by sports fans. Non-sports yells "SPORTS" when he or she does not know what is going on in a given but wants to feel as though they are contributing.
Fan 1: "C'mon ref!"
Fan 2: "What a shitty call!"
Fan 3: "Let em' play! It's the fourth quarter for christ's sake!"
Fan 4: "SPORTS!"
Giving up your own physical health and mental stability for the love of the game.
"I can't, I have ____"
The sociological phenomena where throwing large amounts of money at anything will cause participants and spectators alike to obsess over the subject in question.
"Think we can turn butter-churning into a sport?"
"I'm a multi-billionaire. I'll see what I can do."
Choly's name for everyone.
Hey there Sport, I'm goin to Waban!