have a field day

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Definition of have a field day

: to get a lot of pleasure and enjoyment from doing something used especially to describe getting enjoyment from criticizing someone, making fun of someone, etc.If word of his involvement in this scandal ever leaks out, the newspapers are going to have a field day.Journalists have had a field day with this scandal.

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“Have a field day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20a%20field%20day. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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