Definition of playground
1 : a piece of land used for and usually equipped with facilities for recreation especially by children
2 : an area known or suited for activity of a specified sort <a vacation playground>
Examples of playground in a sentence
The island was a playground of the rich and famous until the 1950s.
These mountains are a playground for hikers, skiers, and nature lovers.
First Known Use of playground
PLAYGROUND Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of playground for Students
: an area used for games and playing
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