The period immediately before the start of a new season, in which athletes undergo intensive training and participate in exhibition games.(noun)
In, of, or relating to the preseason.(adverb)
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Use "preseason" in a sentence
"'' Getting another start under my belt, even in preseason, is good, '' he said."
"When the Bruins were picked as a middle-of-the-pack Atlantic Sun Conference team in preseason polls, coach Rick Byrd challenged his players to prove voters wrong."
"•Reggie watch: Coach Sean Payton on how much work Reggie Bush will get in preseason: He'll get a measured amount … We'll be smart."