Share this entry

Share this page

disabled list

Syllabification: dis·a·bled list
(abbreviation: DL)

Definition of disabled list in English:

noun

Sports
A list of players who are not available for play, owing to injury.
Example sentences
  • Each spent significant time on the disabled list last season.
  • Players on the disabled list still work.
  • Byrd faces the possibility of starting the season on the disabled list.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day reciprocity
Pronunciation: ˌrɛsɪˈprɒsɪti
noun
exchanging things with others for mutual benefit…