- 1 Baseball The part of the outfield to the left of the batter when facing the pitcher: a high fly to left fieldMore example sentences
- For a long time, Womack has had a tendency to hit fly balls to left field for easy outs.
- Bryce had hit a fly ball to left field and Benji was running home and Bryce running to second.
- In the top of the third inning with two outs, the Padres' Gene Richards lofted a fly ball to left field.
- 2North American • informal A surprising or unconventional position or style: seldom do so many witty touches come out of left fieldMore example sentences
- And this is an unthinkable, unspeakable tragedy that, in my opinion, came out of left field.
- And that sort of just came out of left field and really blew me away.
- But I got such a terrible shock because it just came out of left field.
- 2.1A position of ignorance, error, or confusion: he’s way over in left field on these issuesMore example sentences
- This is but one more example of the consensus view being way out in left field.
- When the Congressmen would start asking him questions behind that, he was just completely out in left field.
- It's nice to know I'm not out in left field in my thoughts and at the same time incredibly disturbing to see my thoughts reflected by another voice.
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- (Of artistic work) radical or experimental: left-field guitar-based musicMore example sentences
- You expect quirky, left-field weirdness, whereas what you get is gorgeous songwriting.
- Finally, despite the airing of some wonderful left-field stuff, the dearth of jangly African guitar music and reggae was notable.
- But perhaps his mellifluous melancholy was always just a tad too left-field, a bit too intense, for mainstream tastes.
More definitions of left fieldDefinition of left field in:
- The US English dictionary