Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

World Series

noun

Simple Definition of World Series

  • baseball : the annual championship of the major leagues in the United States

  • : a contest or event that is the most important one of its kind

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of World Series

  1. :  a contest or event that is the most important or prestigious of its kind <the World Series of the equestrian world>

Examples of world series in a sentence

  1. the first game of the World Series

  2. The team has played in three World Series.

  3. This tournament is the World Series of poker.



Origin of world series

from World Series, annual championship of Major League Baseball


First Known Use: 1951

Rhymes with world series


Learn More about world series


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up World Series? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a division or portion of a pool or whole

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1926873504

Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?

gregarious superficial flashy tetchy
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ