playing field

noun

Definition of playing field

  1. 1 :  a field for various games; especially :  the part of a field officially marked off for play

  2. 2 :  a set of conditions for competition —usually used in such phrases as a level playing field

First Known Use of playing field

circa 1584


PLAYING FIELD Defined for English Language Learners

playing field

noun

Definition of playing field for English Language Learners

  • : an area that is used for playing some sports; especially : the part of a field that is officially marked as the place where the action of a game happens

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