Wordlist: Sports - List 2

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squash
 
a sport played in a walled court with a soft rubber ball and bats like tennis racquets
 
tennis
 
a sport played by either two or four players with strung racquets, a ball and a net approximately 3 feet high on a clay, grass, or cement court
 
table tennis
 
a game or sport (similar to tennis) that involves the hitting of a light plastic ball across a table by racquets
 
bowling
 
a game played by rolling a ball down an alley and trying to knock over a triangular group of ten pins
 
skittles
 
a pub game in which a ball is rolled down a wooden alley in order to knock down as many of the nine skittles as possible
 
golf
 
a ball game played by individuals competing against one another in which the object is to hit a ball into each of a series of (usually 18 or nine) holes
 
horseback riding
 
the sport of riding a horse
 
cycling
 
the sport of riding and racing bicycles
 
ice-skating
 
the sport of skate on ice, wearing ice skates
 
ice hockey
 
a game on ice in which two teams of six players skate and try to score by shooting a puck into the opposing team's net, using their sticks
 
boxing
 
a sport where two opponents punch each other with gloved fists, the object being to score more points by the end of the match or by knockout
 
wrestling
 
a sport where two opponents attempt to subdue each other in bare-handed grappling using techniques of leverage, holding, and pressure points
 
athletics
 
competitive activities such as sports and games requiring stamina, fitness and skill; particularly those activities known in the United States as track and field
 
athlete
 
a person who does athletics as a sport
 
race
 
a contest between people, animals, vehicles, etc. where the objective is to be the first to reach a goal
 
exercise
 
being physically active to improve strength and fitness
 
train
 
to practise an ability
 
 
  • squash
    • squash['skwɒʃ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a sport played in a walled court with a soft rubber ball and bats like tennis racquets
    • Example:
      • Squash can be a very exhausting sport.
  • tennis
    • tennis[tɛn.ɪs](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a sport played by either two or four players with strung racquets, a ball and a net approximately 3 feet high on a clay, grass, or cement court
    • Example:
      • The tennis court is quite expensive.
  • table tennis
    • table tennis[ˈteɪbəl tɛn.ɪs](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a game or sport (similar to tennis) that involves the hitting of a light plastic ball across a table by racquets
    • Example:
      • We can play table tennis at home.
  • bowling
    • bowling[bəʊlɪŋ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a game played by rolling a ball down an alley and trying to knock over a triangular group of ten pins
    • Example:
      • Let' go bowling tonight, it's so much fun!
  • skittles
    • skittles[skɪtəls](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a pub game in which a ball is rolled down a wooden alley in order to knock down as many of the nine skittles as possible
    • Example:
      • Bowling is more modern than skittles.
  • golf
    • golf[gɒlf](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a ball game played by individuals competing against one another in which the object is to hit a ball into each of a series of (usually 18 or nine) holes
    • Example:
      • Golf is a nice outdoor sport.
  • horseback riding
    • horseback riding(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the sport of riding a horse
    • Example:
      • They have their own horses so they can go horseback riding every day.
  • cycling
    • cycling[ˈsaɪk(ə)lɪŋ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the sport of riding and racing bicycles
    • Example:
      • In all my years as a cycling fan, I've never seen a breakaway like this.
  • ice-skating
    • ice-skating[aɪs-skeɪtɪŋ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the sport of skate on ice, wearing ice skates
    • Example:
      • In the winter, they love ice-skating.
  • ice hockey
    • ice hockey[aɪs-ˈhɒki](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a game on ice in which two teams of six players skate and try to score by shooting a puck into the opposing team's net, using their sticks
    • Example:
      • They watch ice-hockey games every season.
  • boxing
    • boxing[ˈbɒksɪŋ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a sport where two opponents punch each other with gloved fists, the object being to score more points by the end of the match or by knockout
    • Example:
      • Men often like to watch boxing.
  • wrestling
    • wrestling(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a sport where two opponents attempt to subdue each other in bare-handed grappling using techniques of leverage, holding, and pressure points
    • Example:
      • He doesn't know the rules of wrestling.
  • athletics
    • athletics(noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • competitive activities such as sports and games requiring stamina, fitness and skill; particularly those activities known in the United States as track and field
    • Example:
      • She doesn't enjoy athletics on TV.
  • athlete
    • athlete, athletes[ˈæθ.liːt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who does athletics as a sport
    • Example:
      • He's a really good athlete.
  • race
    • race, races[reɪs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a contest between people, animals, vehicles, etc. where the objective is to be the first to reach a goal
    • Example:
      • We watched a horse race the other day.
    • exercise[ˈɛk.sə.saɪz](verb)
    • Definition:
      • being physically active to improve strength and fitness
    • Example:
      • To win the race, they have to exercise every day.
    • train[treɪn](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to practise an ability
    • Example:
      • She trained seven hours a day to prepare for the Olympics.
 

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tennis
bowling
skittles
golf
cycling
boxing
wrestling
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        cycling
        cycling
        wrestling
        wrestling
        table tennis
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        boxing
        boxing
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        exercise
        being physically active to improve strength and fitness
        athletics
        competitive activities such as sports and games requiring stamina, fitness and skill; particularly those activities known in the United States as track and field
        ice hockey
        a game on ice in which two teams of six players skate and try to score by shooting a puck into the opposing team's net, using their sticks
        cycling
        the sport of riding and racing bicycles
        wrestling
        a sport where two opponents attempt to subdue each other in bare-handed grappling using techniques of leverage, holding, and pressure points
        bowling
        a game played by rolling a ball down an alley and trying to knock over a triangular group of ten pins
        train
        to practise an ability
        horseback riding
        the sport of riding a horse
        ice-skating
        the sport of skate on ice, wearing ice skates
        squash
        a sport played in a walled court with a soft rubber ball and bats like tennis racquets
        boxing
        a sport where two opponents punch each other with gloved fists, the object being to score more points by the end of the match or by knockout
        skittles
        a pub game in which a ball is rolled down a wooden alley in order to knock down as many of the nine skittles as possible
        golf
        a ball game played by individuals competing against one another in which the object is to hit a ball into each of a series of (usually 18 or nine) holes
        race
        a contest between people, animals, vehicles, etc. where the objective is to be the first to reach a goal
        athlete
        a person who does athletics as a sport
         
         
         

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        skittles
        a pub game in which a ball is rolled down a wooden alley in order to knock down as many of the nine skittles as possible
        squash
        a sport played in a walled court with a soft rubber ball and bats like tennis racquets
        tennis
        a sport played by either two or four players with strung racquets, a ball and a net approximately 3 feet high on a clay, grass, or cement court
        ice hockey
        a game on ice in which two teams of six players skate and try to score by shooting a puck into the opposing team's net, using their sticks
        athletics
        competitive activities such as sports and games requiring stamina, fitness and skill; particularly those activities known in the United States as track and field
        table tennis
        a game or sport (similar to tennis) that involves the hitting of a light plastic ball across a table by racquets
        horse-riding
        the sport of riding a horse
        bowling
        a game played by rolling a ball down an alley and trying to knock over a triangular group of ten pins
        wrestling
        a sport where two opponents attempt to subdue each other in bare-handed grappling using techniques of leverage, holding, and pressure points
        race
        a contest between people, animals, vehicles, etc. where the objective is to be the first to reach a goal
        ice-skating
        the sport of skate on ice, wearing ice skates
        cycling
        the sport of riding and racing bicycles
        athlete
        a person who does athletics as a sport
         
         
         
         

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