outfield Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun the area of a baseball playing field beyond the lines connecting the bases


Out"field` noun
  1. Arable land which has been or is being exhausted. See Infield, 1. Scot.
  2. A field beyond, or separated from, the inclosed land about the homestead; an uninclosed or unexplored tract. Also used figuratively.
    The great outfield of thought or fact. Trench.
  3. (Baseball) The part of the field beyond the diamond, or infield. It is occupied by the fielders.
  4. (Cricket) The part of the field farthest from the batsman.

Webster 1913