[ UK /ʌnspˈɔːtɪŋ/ ]
violating accepted standards or rules
a dirty fighter
fined for unsportsmanlike behavior
used foul means to gain power
a nasty unsporting serve
How To Use unsporting In A Sentence
- Donie Brennan did have a chance to equalise but his effort from an acute free went wide off the far post, as the game became niggly and unsporting.
- And every time the tournaments comes around, we get re-introduced to the horrible unsporting injustice of the penalty shoot-out.
- It appears that Croke Park wants to stamp out this unsporting behaviour that has long been part of the professional soccer game.
- Lots of farcical situations arise, which it would be unsporting to divulge.
- The type of unsporting behaviour he showed was ridiculous really but thankfully Beckham rose above it.
- Referees - I am led to believe - are appointed to oversee fair play, punish offenders and prevent unsporting conduct.
- He never gave less than one hundred per cent, and while he had the physical capacity to take very good care of himself whatever the situation, I never knew him to engage in untoward or unsporting tactics.
- The Blues have until 5pm today to submit their response to a charge of gross unsporting conduct for the midfielder's brutal challenge on Liverpool's Dietmar Hamann last week.
- Victory through unsporting competition, he presumed, was preferable to no victory at all.
- In one of the biggest sporting events in the world and with the eyes of the globe upon him, a clever man would have realised that any unsporting acts are going to be spotted, discussed and punished.