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in the ballpark

Definition of in the ballpark

informal

  1. :  close to the correct or exact number, price, etc. <My guess at the crowd size wasn't even in the ballpark.> <An offer of $5,000 would be in the (right) ballpark for this car.>



Word by Word Definitions

ballparkplay
  1. :  a park in which ball games (as baseball) are played

    :  a range (as of prices or views) within which comparison or compromise is possible

  1. :  approximately correct :  roughly estimated


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