field of play

Definition of field of play

sports

  1. :  the part of a field that is officially marked as the place where the action of a game happens :  playing field Spectators are not allowed on the field of play.

Word by Word Definitions

fieldplay
  1. :  an open land area free of woods and buildings

    :  an area of land marked by the presence of particular objects or features

    :  an area of cleared enclosed land used for cultivation or pasture

  1. :  of or relating to a field: such as

    :  growing in or inhabiting the fields or open country

    :  made, conducted, or used in the field

  1. :  to catch or pick up (something, such as a batted ball) and usually throw to a teammate

    :  to take care of or respond to (something, such as a telephone call or a request)

    :  to give an impromptu answer or solution to

playplay
  1. :  swordplay

    :  game, sport

    :  the conduct, course, or action of a game

  1. :  to engage in sport or recreation :  frolic

    :  to have sexual relations

    :  to move aimlessly about :  trifle


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