[ sand-lot ]
/ ˈsændˌlɒt /
Save This Word!
a vacant lot used by youngsters for games or sports.
Also sand-lot . of, relating to, or played in such a lot: sandlot baseball.
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use sandlot in a sentence
America listened to the blatant demagogues, the "sand-lot orators," and excluded the Chinese.As A Chinaman Saw Us|Anonymous
Under the excitement of sand-lot meetings, the Chinese were driven under cover.Our Foreigners|Samuel P. Orth
On a sand lot opposite several hundred men had gathered, pressing round a figure mounted on a barrel.Port O' Gold|Louis John Stellman
The mere ‘sand lot slugger’ is going to the rear, and the college man is coming to the front.Bert Wilson's Fadeaway Ball|J. W. Duffield
Anyhow, he's livin' with his wife somewhere in 'Frisco, in a shanty on a sand lot, and workin' odd jobs for the newspapers.A First Family of Tasajara|Bret Harte
British Dictionary definitions for sandlot
/ (ˈsændˌlɒt) /
an area of vacant ground used by children for playing baseball and other games
(modifier) denoting a game or sport played on a sandlotsandlot baseball
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012