sportsperson

From Wiktionary

Word parts[change]

sports + person

Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA (key): /spɔrtspɝsən/ or /sportspɝsən/
  • (UK) IPA (key): /spɔːtspɜːsən/ or /spɔətspɜːsən/
  • Hyphenation: sports‧per‧son

Noun[change]

Singular
sportsperson

Plural
sportspersons or sportspeople

  1. (countable) A sportsperson is a man or a woman who practices one or more sports.
    Golfers, footballers, swimmers are sportspersons.