- 1An outdoor area provided for children to play in, especially at a school or public park: I was playing football in the playground [as modifier]: playground gamesMore example sentences
- The man's licence conditions were not to go to schools, public parks, playgrounds, swimming pools or leisure centres.
- Encourage the use of ground-level safe play areas, such as public parks and playgrounds.
- Nowadays, schoolyards and community playgrounds and public parks are barren on a weekday afternoon.
- 1.1A place where a particular group of people choose to enjoy themselves: the mountains are a playground for hang-glidersMore example sentences
- The riverside has long been a playground for Leeman Road lads, said Mr Newland, who is 62.
- The fort serves as a playground for the children, who hide in its ramparts and race along the walls.
- If Asmujo fails to find his inner self, then his solo exhibition is just a playground for him.