[Ads-l] Online Sports Dictionary or Thesaurus Question

John Rigdon jrigdon at RESEARCHONLINE.NET
Wed Apr 1 16:00:51 UTC 2020

The Wordnet database has some coding for sports, although I don't believe
it is comprehensive.  If you want, I can extract those words and we will
see what we can find.

John Rigdon

On Wed, April 1, 2020 9:59 am, Shapiro, Fred wrote:
> I am trying to help a law student who wants to search for sports
> analogies in judicial opinions relating to antitrust law.  Can anyone
> suggest to me websites that provide dictionary or thesaurus information
> on sports words and phrases ?  What would be ideal would be a general
> online dictionary or thesaurus that categorizes words and phrases, with
> categories including "Sports" or "Baseball" or "Football" or "Basketball"
> or "Boxing," or an online dictionary or thesaurus exclusively devoted to
> sports or specific sports.  A smaller dictionary or thesaurus would be
> better than a larger one, as a larger one might have thousands of terms
> that would be too time-consuming to deal with.
> Fred Shapiro
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