Sport Vocabulary – Words With Definitions

This post has been created to teach you sport vocabulary. Lots of people love to chat about sport, it is often the topic of conversation at social occasions. The vocabulary in this post will help you to talk confidently about sport.

Learning English vocabulary is very important. The more words you know, the more ideas you are able to express. In this post, we have compiled 17 sport vocabulary words as well as their native definitions.

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Athlete – A proficient sportsperson.

 

Champion – A person who has won a competition.

 

Competitor – A person that is participating in a competition.

 

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Arena – A place designated for a contest.

 

Strategy – A detailed plan for an event or contest.

 

Final score – The score at the end of the game.

 

Gymnasium – A room designed for physical activity.

 

Half-time – The interval at the midpoint of a match.

 

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League – A ranking of teams or competitors.

 

Manager – The person responsible for a team.

 

Physique – The form of someone’s body.

 

Offside – An illegal position ahead of play.

 

Opponent – The person or people competing against you.

 

Playoffs – A set of matches for the best teams in a league.

 

Referee – The person that enforces the rules of a sport.

 

Sportsmanship – A respect between competitors.

 

Tactics – A set of strategies designed to win a game.

 

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