Definition of sportsmanlike in English:

sportsmanlike

adjective

  • See sportsman

    • ‘Afterwards, all the contenders did the sportsmanlike thing and praised each other.’
    • ‘We're all adults here and I think everyone is sportsmanlike and takes it all in stride.’
    • ‘Just to show you I'm still willing to be sportsmanlike, I'll let you have another try.’
    • ‘Susan soon extended her tiny hand across the board for a sportsmanlike victory shake.’
    • ‘Accept the defeat and give credit to your opponent in a sportsmanlike manner.’

Pronunciation

sportsmanlike

/ˈspɔːtsmənlʌɪk/