Definition of postseason in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpōs(t)ˌsēz(ə)n/


chiefly North American
(Of a sporting event) taking place after the end of the regular season.
Example sentences
  • So maybe a coach with a proven track record is the key to postseason success.
  • New Orleans failed to make the playoffs despite some great seasons by Archie, but his son seems primed for eventual postseason success.
  • Both have succeeded under pressure, even producing impressive postseason performances against the Yankees.


The period following the regular season.
Example sentences
  • The number of defensive touchdowns Tampa Bay scored in the regular season and the postseason combined.
  • You've also talked about the difference in setting up a team for the regular season vs. the postseason.
  • But the Yankees again are better constructed to win the regular season than the postseason.

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Syllabification: post·sea·son

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