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right field


Simple Definition of right field

  • : the part of a baseball outfield that is to the right when you are looking out from home plate; also : the position of the player defending right field

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of right field

  1. 1 :  the part of the baseball outfield to the right looking out from home plate

  2. 2 :  the position of the player defending right field

right fielder



First Known Use of right field


Rhymes with right field

afield, airfield, backfield, Bloomfield, brickfield, Burchfield, coalfield, cornfield, downfield, dress shield, Enfield, Fairfield, force field, goldfield, greenfield, Hadfield, heat shield, Hounsfield, ice field, infield, left field, Masefield, midfield, minefield, oil field, outfield, playfield, Schofield, Sheffield, snowfield, Springfield, subfield, unsealed, upfield, Wakefield, well-heeled, windshield

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a block used as a base for a statue

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