Definition of midfield
1 : the middle portion of a field; especially : the portion of a playing field (as in football) that is midway between goals
2 : the players on a team (as in lacrosse or soccer) that normally play in the midfield
Examples of midfield in a sentence
The team captains shook hands at midfield.
The ball went out of bounds near midfield.
They have a talented midfield this year.
First Known Use of midfield
MIDFIELD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of midfield for English Language Learners
: the area of a playing field in sports like American football and soccer that is in the middle between the two goals
: the players on a soccer team who normally play in the midfield
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