Definition of minefield
1 : an area (as of water or land) set with mines
2 : something resembling a minefield especially in having many dangers or requiring extreme caution <a political minefield>
Examples of minefield in a sentence
This issue is a political minefield.
First Known Use of minefield
MINEFIELD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of minefield for English Language Learners
: an area of land or water that contains mines (sense 2)
: something that has many dangers or risks
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