mini·​camp | \ ˈmi-nē-ˌkamp How to pronounce minicamp (audio) \

Definition of minicamp

: a special abbreviated training camp for football players held usually in the spring or early summer

Examples of minicamp in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web See their full report from Day 1 of rookie minicamp in the video above. Dan Labbe, cleveland, 13 May 2022 The Chicago Bears’ new draftees and dozens of undrafted free agents and tryout prospects gathered in the Walter Payton Center on Friday in Lake Forest for the first practice of rookie minicamp. Dan Wiederer, Chicago Tribune, 6 May 2022 An occasional rumble of an airplane flying over the back fields of the Chicago Cubs complex broke through the crack of bats and hum of instruction during minor-league minicamp. Meghan Montemurro,, 27 Feb. 2022 In daily sessions during this minicamp, the switch-hitting Dominguez works on his power swing and his center field defense. Pete Caldera, USA TODAY, 25 Feb. 2022 Delpit and Williams were already back on the field during minicamp, as was Andrew Billings, who opted out of last season due to the pandemic. Scott Patsko, cleveland, 22 June 2021 Current Giants coach Joe Judge spoke of Fassel's ties to the team during minicamp Tuesday. Tom Canavan, ajc, 9 June 2021 Current Giants coach Joe Judge spoke of Fassel's ties to the team during minicamp Tuesday. Tom Canavan, Star Tribune, 8 June 2021 Head coach Dan Campbell mentioned receiver Jonathan Adams as a special teams standout during rookie minicamp, and Ford, cornerback Corn Elder and receiver Damion Ratley stood out in drills at the Lions' first open OTA practice last week. Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press, 3 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of minicamp

1977, in the meaning defined above

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20 May 2022

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“Minicamp.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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