Definition of "ballpark" []

  • A park or stadium in which ball games are played. (noun)
  • Slang The approximately proper range, as of possibilities or alternatives: Your estimate is high, but still in the ballpark. (noun)
  • Of, relating to, or used in a park or stadium: ballpark lights; ballpark seating. (adjective)
  • Slang Being approximately proper in range: gave a ballpark estimate of future unit sales. (adjective)
  • A stadium used for baseball games (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Approximate range (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A situation; state of affairs (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "ballpark" in a sentence
  • ""Having different flavors of ice cream for the ballpark is a good thing.""
  • "''A shutout against this club in this ballpark is almost impossible,' 'Reds manager Dusty Baker said."
  • "To keep those guys to four hits in 10 innings in this ballpark is a testimony to the quality of pitching tonight."