Someone who plays sport, regardless of gender.

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  • Sportsperson — A sportsperson (British and American English) or athlete (principally American English) Fact|date=February 2008 is any person who participates regularly in a sport.Athletes can be professional (paid) or amateur (unpaid). A superior athlete is one …   Wikipedia

  • sportsperson — sports|per|son [ˈspo:tsˌpə:sən US ˈspo:rtsˌpə:r ] n plural sportspeople [ ˌpi:pəl] BrE someone who takes part in sports or a sport …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sportsperson — n. person who is interested or involved in sports (especially outdoor sports, such as hunting, fishing, etc.); one who displays good sportsmanship …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sportsperson — noun (plural sportspersons or sportspeople) a sportsman or sportswoman (used as a neutral alternative) …   English new terms dictionary

  • sportsperson — /ˈspɔtspɜsən/ (say spawtspersuhn) noun (plural sportspeople) a person who engages in sport, usually with a degree of expertise …   Australian English dictionary

  • sportsperson — ▶ noun SPORTSMAN, SPORTSWOMAN, player, contestant, competitor, participant. See list. Sportspeople Aaron, Hank (American baseball player) Abrahams, Harold (English athlete) Agassi, Andre (American tennis player) Agostini, Giacomo (Italian racing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sportsperson of the Year of the Czech Republic — ( cs. Sportovec roku České republiky) is an award given to the best Czech Sportsperson and the best Czech sport team of the current year by Sport Journalists Club ( cs. Klub sportovních novinářů, KSN). The award was given on December 17 1959 for… …   Wikipedia

  • Norwegian Sportsperson of the Year — The Norwegian Sportsperson of the Year (Norwegian: Årets Idrettsnavn) is an annual award given by the Norwegian Association of Sports Journalists (Norwegian: Norske sportsjournalisters forbund). List of laureates Sportsperson of the Year Year… …   Wikipedia

  • Undrafted sportsperson — An undrafted sportsperson or undrafted free agent is specific type of sportsperson who plays, or attempts to play, in a professional sports league. As a matter of technicality, every eligible person not selected in the league s draft, is… …   Wikipedia

  • Bulgarian Sportsperson of the Year — Bulgarian Sportperson of the Year ( bg. Спортист на годината на България, Sportist na godinata na Balgariya ) is an annual award given to the best Bulgarian sportsperson of the year. The winner is selected by authorized journalists. The award was …   Wikipedia

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