playground

play
noun play·ground \-ˌgrau̇nd\

Definition of playground

  1. 1 :  a piece of land used for and usually equipped with facilities for recreation especially by children

  2. 2 :  an area known or suited for activity of a specified sort <a vacation playground>

Examples of playground in a sentence

  1. The island was a playground of the rich and famous until the 1950s.

  2. These mountains are a playground for hikers, skiers, and nature lovers.

1768

First Known Use of playground

1768


PLAYGROUND Defined for English Language Learners

playground

play
noun play·ground \-ˌgrau̇nd\

Definition of playground for English Language Learners

  • : an outdoor area where children can play that usually includes special equipment (such as swings and slides)

  • : a place where people go to do enjoyable things


PLAYGROUND Defined for Kids

playground

play
noun play·ground \ˈplā-ˌgrau̇nd\

Definition of playground for Students

  1. :  an area used for games and playing



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