sandlot

noun
sand·​lot | \ ˈsan(d)-ˌlät How to pronounce sandlot (audio) \

Definition of sandlot

: a vacant lot especially when used for usually unorganized sports

Other Words from sandlot

sandlot adjective
sandlotter \ ˈsan(d)-​ˌlä-​tər How to pronounce sandlot (audio) \ noun

Examples of sandlot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But our catcher was Walter Laurie, whose father, Milton, ran a sandlot baseball team. Houston Mitchell, Los Angeles Times, 21 June 2022 Bova grew up on Cleveland’s West Side, played sandlot baseball and became an educator. Marc Bona, cleveland, 18 June 2022 Growing up in South Chicago Heights, Carl Hoecker spent a lot of his time pedaling around on his Schwinn Sting-Ray bicycle, playing sandlot baseball and wondering what the future would bring. C.r. Walker, Chicago Tribune, 13 May 2022 Could there be any better setting than a sandlot diamond for the first date of a Chicago political romance? Ron Grossman, Chicago Tribune, 21 Apr. 2022 Having played sandlot ball in the Maxwell Street neighborhood, he was bound to be popular with Chicago fans. Ron Grossman, chicagotribune.com, 7 Apr. 2022 Brady and Jordan share another legacy that is even more inspirational, particularly for anonymous gym rats and sandlot players everywhere. Los Angeles Times, 1 Feb. 2022 It’s one of the most common things heard during sandlot football games as quarterbacks try to test their arm strength and accuracy. BostonGlobe.com, 28 Sep. 2021 Over the years, this sandlot has hosted many Dallas Amateur Baseball Association, Dallas Independent School District, SMU, and little league games. Dallas News, 16 Sep. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of sandlot

1878, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sandlot was in 1878

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Last Updated

28 Jun 2022

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“Sandlot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sandlot. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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