a vacant lot used by youngsters for games or sports.


Also sand-lot. of, relating to, or played in such a lot: sandlot baseball.

Origin of sandlot

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; sand + lot Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun US

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
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