Translation of sportsman in Spanish:


deportista, n.

Pronunciation /ˈspɔrtsmən/ /ˈspɔːtsmən/

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nounplural sportsmen

  • 1

    deportista masculine
    • An athlete and sportsman, he played football (as a goalkeeper), skied and was an avid theatregoer, at one time he even considered becoming an actor.
    • The Super 12 is a brutally tough competition, but the reality of being professional sportsmen is you've got to take the heat when you don't perform.
    • I have no objection to professional sportsmen but I don't think they derive the same pleasure from their exertions as the people who play sport primarily for enjoyment.
    • A different footballing culture, combined with a couple of ‘incidents’ that the Italians didn't find becoming of a professional sportsman, led to his return to England.
    • During his 16-year career as a professional sportsman, Moran put his BComm from UCD and his accountancy qualification to good use.
    • During the 1930s he spent time in Spain and Africa and resided in Key West, Florida, where he gained a reputation as a sportsman and athlete.
    • Indeed, the interviews are very puffy, never once giving us real insight into the psyche and/or soul of a seasoned professional sportsman.
    • Perhaps because he had been a champion sportsman in Europe, he idealised the athletic male body in his early sculptures.
    • To begin your marketing adventure, head West, where 32 percent of all zealous American outdoor sportsmen live.
    • For a lot of pro sportsmen that kind of trauma can send them off the rails.
    • His mother was a piano teacher, his father an official at a mine outside Johannesburg and a keen amateur sportsman (becoming South African marathon champion, no less).
    • The old adage of practice makes perfect applies here, that these sportsmen who now play almost all year long must also practice more than ever before.
    • Ice tobogganing is another thrilling sport which only an élite of sportsmen practise, although most of us have seen it on TV.
    • A keen sportsman, he plays tennis and golf, as well as being an enthusiastic canoeist and sailor.
    • Smith also enjoyed the Hurricanes' recent trip to South Africa, it was much better being over there as a sportsman rather than a tourist.
    • The nation sees its self-respect, its status, its success and failure, in the performance of a small number of young sportsmen on a field of play.
    • Despite being one of the best paid sportsmen of a generation, he was declared bankrupt just one year after playing his last professional match.
    • He is now the highest-earning sportsman in the world and is expected to become a billionaire - the first sports person to achieve this - within the next decade.
    • As a young man, he had striven to prove himself physically as a sportsman.
    • Still, he has a knowing charm, a sportsman's physique and the gift of the gab.
  • 2

    (fair person)
    caballero masculine
    • It might have been about having a choice between behaving like a sportsman or behaving like a boor and doing the latter because it suited him at the time.
  • 3

    cazador masculine
    • Among the draperies and furniture upholstered in this redundancy of plaids are other tropes of the sportsman's lodge - chandeliers, racks of antlers, hunting prints framed in plaids.
    • Hemingway was a keen sportsman but he was fond of blood sports.
    • A ‘gillie’, by the by, was originally an attendant on a Highland chief, but by the nineteenth century was a sportsman's attendant.
    • The dogs are a reminder that the three friends were also keen sportsmen, and this journey would have provided them ample opportunities for indulgence.