right field

noun
Updated on: 26 May 2018

Definition of right field

1 : the part of the baseball outfield to the right looking out from home plate
2 : the position of the player defending right field

right fielder

noun

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First Known Use of right field

1857

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of right field for English Language Learners

  • : the part of a baseball outfield that is to the right when you are looking out from home plate; also : the position of the player defending right field


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