To amuse; divert; entertain; make merry: commonly with a reflexive object.To represent by any kind of play.To display sportively or with ostentation; show-off; show; exhibit.To spend in display.To cause to sport, or vary from the normal type.To divert one's self; play; frolic; take part in games or other pastimes; specifically, to practise field-sports.To jest; speak or act jestingly; trifle.In zoöl, and botany, to become a sport; produce a sport; vary from normal structure in a singular spontaneous manner, as an animal or a plant. See sport. n., 8.n. Amusement; enjoyment; entertainment; diversion; fun.n. A mode of amusement; a playful act or proceeding; apastime; amerrymaking; aplay, game, or other form of diversion.n. Specifically— A dramatic or spectacular performance.n. Any out-of-door pastime, such as hunting, fishing, racing, or the various forms of athletic contests.n. Jest, as opposed to earnest; mere pleasantry.n. Amorous dallying; wantonness.n. A plaything; a toy.n. A subjeet of amusement, mirth, or derision; especially, a mock; a laughing-stock.n. Play; idle jingle.n. In zoology and botany, an animal or a plant, or any part of one, that varies suddenly or singularly from the normal type of structure, and is usually of transient character, or not perpetuated.n. A sporting man; one who is interested in open-air sports; hence, in a bad sense, a betting man; a gambler; a blackleg.n. Synonyms Recreation, hilarity, merriment, mirth, jollity, gamboling.n. Frolic, prank.n. A man; a fellow; especially a man who has a fad: as, a fresh-air sport.