Definition of infield
1 : a field near a farmhouse
2a : the area of a baseball field enclosed by the three bases and home plateb : the defensive positions comprising first base, second base, shortstop, and third base; also : the players who play these positions
3 : the area enclosed by a racetrack or running track
Examples of infield in a sentence
He threw the ball across the infield.
The team has one of the best infields in the league.
First Known Use of infield
INFIELD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of infield for English Language Learners
: the part of a baseball field that includes the area within and around the three bases and home plate
: the part of a cricket field that is close to the wickets
: the players who are positioned in the infield
INFIELD Defined for Kids
Definition of infield for Students
1 : the diamond-shaped part of a baseball field inside the bases and home plate
2 : the players in the infield
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