postseason

noun post·sea·son \ ˈpōs(t)-ˌsē-zᵊn \
|Updated on: 15 Aug 2018

Definition of postseason

plural postseasons
US, sports
: a period of time immediately after the regular season when teams play against each other in a series of games to determine a champion
  • NFL fans have been complaining that the 2016 postseason is the worst in history.
  • —Michael Salfino
  • The teams will face each other in the postseason.
often used before another noun
  • a postseason game/victory
  • their postseason record

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1893

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