Left-field meaning

(informal) A position far from the center or mainstream, as of opinion or reason.

Opinions that are out in left field.

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The area in the outfield behind the third baseman and shortstop.
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The defensive position of the outfielder (left fielder) who plays there.
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(informal) A position or source regarded as unconventional, irrational, unexpected, etc.
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(baseball) The part of a baseball field which is beyond the infield and to the left of a person standing on home plate and facing the pitcher.
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(baseball) The defensive position in the outfield to the left.
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(idiomatic) An unexpected, bizarre, or unwatched source (especially in the phrases out of left field and from left field).

Some of her comments really came from left field. I have no idea what she was thinking.

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(idiomatic) An unusual or unexpected position, or a viewpoint held by very few others in contrast to the majority viewpoint (especially in the phrases out in left field and way out in left field)
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