Simple Definition of play–off
: a series of games that is played after the end of the regular season in order to decide which player or team is the champion
: a game or series of games that is played to decide the winner when people or teams are tied
Full Definition of play–off
1 : a final contest or series of contests to determine the winner between contestants or teams that have tied
2 : a series of contests played after the end of the regular season to determine a championship —often used in plural
First Known Use of play–off
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PLAY–OFF Defined for Kids
Definition of play–off for Students
: a game or series of games to determine a championship or to break a tie
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