noun mine·field \ˈmīn-ˌfēld\

: an area of land or water that contains mines (sense 2)

: something that has many dangers or risks

Full Definition of MINEFIELD

:  an area (as of water or land) set with mines
:  something resembling a minefield especially in having many dangers or requiring extreme caution <a political minefield>

Examples of MINEFIELD

  1. This issue is a political minefield.

First Known Use of MINEFIELD



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