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midfield Syllabification: mid·field
Pronunciation: /ˈmidˌfēld/

Definition of midfield in English:


1(In football, soccer, etc.) the central part of the field.
Example sentences
  • Danny Carroll was switched from the midfield to centre-half for the last two games.
  • With the injured Paul Warhurst absent, Paul Scholes had a field day in midfield.
  • The midfield area is one that could decide the outcome of the game.
1.1 Soccer The players on a team who play in a central position between attack and defense.
Example sentences
  • Their central midfield was notable more for foraging than contributions in attack.
  • Far from being an entertaining contest, it was one that the defences and midfields dominated.
  • Aided by the midfield, the Kirkby defence managed to weather the initial storm.



Example sentences
  • Mind you, he is being given no cover by his centre-halves or midfielders.
  • Maybe he didn't have any creative talent but he could stop an opposing attack better than many other midfielders in the Premiership.
  • The England man is one of the best midfielders in the Premiership, and any side would be weaker without him.

Words that rhyme with midfield

afield, field, misfield, shield, unaneled, unconcealed, unhealed, unpeeled, unrevealed, unsealed, wield, yield

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