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Definition of "midfield" []

  • Sports The section of a playing field midway between goals. (noun)
  • Sports Players whose usual positions are in the midfield. (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.

Use "midfield" in a sentence
  • "At halftime, coach Manuel Pellegrini sought to boost his attacking options by replacing Fernando Gago in midfield with Kaka."
  • "If you are playing in midfield you have to do your fair share of tracking back."
  • ""When McClaren had Twente, Ruiz played as a striker (very effective) but now the new coach has him playing in midfield lately, and his scoring form has dipped a bit.""