right field
noun Date: 1857 1. the part of the baseball outfield to the right looking out from home plate 2. the position of the player defending right field • right fielder noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • right field — right ,field noun count or uncount the part of a baseball field to the right of the BATTER (=the player who hits the ball) a. uncount the position of the player who stands in right field …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • right field — right′ field′ n. 1) spo the area of the baseball outfield to the right of center field, as viewed from home plate 2) spo the position of the player covering this area • Etymology: 1855–60, amer. right′ field′er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • right-field — rightˈ field noun In baseball, the area in the outfield to the right facing from the plate • • • Main Entry: ↑right …   Useful english dictionary

  • right field — ☆ right field n. Baseball 1. the area in the outfield behind the first and second basemen 2. the defensive position of the outfielder (right fielder) who plays there …   English World dictionary

  • right field — noun 1. the piece of ground in the outfield on the catcher s right • Syn: ↑rightfield, ↑right • Derivationally related forms: ↑right fielder • Hypernyms: ↑tract, ↑piece of land, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • right field — {n.} The part of a baseball outfield to the batter s right. * /Left handed batters usually hit to right field./ Compare: CENTER FIELD, LEFT FIELD. [right fielder] {n.} The outfielder in baseball who plays in right field. * /The batter hit a high… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • right field — {n.} The part of a baseball outfield to the batter s right. * /Left handed batters usually hit to right field./ Compare: CENTER FIELD, LEFT FIELD. [right fielder] {n.} The outfielder in baseball who plays in right field. * /The batter hit a high… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • right field — UK / US noun Word forms right field : singular right field plural right fields a) [countable/uncountable] the part of a baseball field to the right of the batter (= the player who hits the ball) b) [uncountable] the position of the player who… …   English dictionary

  • right field — noun a) The part of a baseball field which is beyond the infield and to your right if you stand on home plate and face the pitcher. Hes got a cannon out in right field. b) The defensive position in the outfield to the right, typically played by a …   Wiktionary

  • right\ field — noun the part of a baseball outfield to the batter s right. Left handed batters usually hit to right field. Compare: center field, left field …   Словарь американских идиом

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