Playground - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈpleɪɡraʊnd|  American pronunciation of the word playground
Brit.  |ˈpleɪɡraʊnd|  British pronunciation of the word playground


- an area where many people go for recreation
- yard consisting of an outdoor area for children's play


The island was a playground of the rich and famous until the 1950s.

These mountains are a playground for hikers, skiers, and nature lovers.

Our travellers have made of Switzerland an English playground.

children shouting and running in the playground

...refuse had littered the playground until our volunteer group cleaned it up...

I released my son's hand, and he ran out onto the playground.

The playground was filled with noisy children.

Children chattered in the middle of the playground.

...a gregarious child who ran up to every person on the playground and wanted to be their friend...

Children scuffled on the playground.

She was wistful for a moment, then asked, “Do you remember the old playground?”.

There are 13,000 hospital admissions annually due to playground accidents.

In the end, we got the children clearing the playground.

Part of the money will be spent on a new playground.

Children should not be left unattended in the playground.

Word forms

singular: playground
plural: playgrounds
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