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

Circa 1584

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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