track-and-field

[ trak-uh n-feeld ]
/ ˈtræk ənˈfild /

adjective

of, relating to, or participating in the sports of running, pole-vaulting, broad-jumping, etc.: a track-and-field athlete.

Origin of track-and-field

First recorded in 1930–35

Definition for track-and-field (2 of 2)

track and field


noun

a sport performed indoors or outdoors and made up of several events, as running, pole-vaulting, shot-putting, and broad-jumping.
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