- the outlying land of a farm.
- land not regularly tilled but normally used for pasture.Compare infield(def 3).
Examples from the Web for outfield
ESPN's SportsNation compiled a Derek Jeter dating diamond, and Mariah Carey and Jessica Alba were relegated to the outfield.The Captain’s Log: Derek Jeter’s Lady-Killing Past, From ‘Yeah, Jeets!’ to Gift Baskets|Emily Shire|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Does the number of stars that came out of Angels in the Outfield amaze you?Joseph Gordon-Levitt on ‘Sin City’ and Why He Considers Himself a Male Feminist|Marlow Stern|August 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Back-to-back Derby winner Yoenis Céspedes will now suit up as an American League outfield reserve.
Just then a crack sound came from the TV and the ball rolled to the outfield wall.How Peter Worthington Taught His Grandson to Love Baseball|David Frum|May 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Read Angell, and you can practically feel the summer breeze blowing through the outfield bleachers.The 13 Best Baseball Books: From ‘The Art of Fielding’ to ‘Moneyball’|Jimmy So|April 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The return of Haskins has plugged up a weak point in your outfield.Baseball Joe, Captain of the Team|Lester Chadwick
The coacher on third base will shout at the runner on a short hit to the outfield, “Take your turn!”Pitching in a Pinch|Christy Mathewson
King was speeding to first, having made a clean hit to the outfield just over shortstops head.Weatherby's Inning|Ralph Henry Barbour
An outfield, empty barn, or bullock-shed, is better than any place near the homestead.
The suggestion had been made by Outfield, and Joel had at once warmly pressed him to come.The Half-Back|Ralph Henry Barbour
British Dictionary definitions for outfield
- the area of the playing field beyond the lines connecting first, second, and third bases
- the positions of the left fielder, centre fielder, and right fielder taken collectivelyCompare infield (def. 2)