misfield

verb mis·field \ ˌmis-ˈfēld \

Definition of misfield

misfielded; misfielding
: to field (a ball) badly
  • misfield a grounder
  • Tressler was hit by a pitch, stole second and scored when the Bulldogs misfielded a ground ball to the right side …
  • The Cherokee Tribune (Canton, Georgia)

misfield

play \ˈmis-ˌfēld\ noun, plural misfields
    • There were some misfields and little things that didn't go our way, and all that culminates in a loss …
    • —Ned Keating

First Known Use of misfield

1865

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