Playground definition

plāground
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A popular resort area.
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An outdoor area set aside for recreation and play, especially one containing equipment such as seesaws and swings.
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A field or sphere of unrestricted pleasurable activity.
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(outdoors) A large open space to play on, usually for children.
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A yard or other open-air space on a school campus where the children can play, especially during breaks.
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(urban) Small area with dedicated play equipment, usually for children.

The city park playgrounds offer various slides, tubes and swings.

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(figuratively) Any physical or metaphysical space in which a person or organization has free rein to do as they please.

The exclusive tropical island was a millionaire's playground.

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A place, often part of a schoolyard, for outdoor games and recreation.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
playground
Plural:
playgrounds

Origin of playground