track and field Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "track and field" - American English Dictionary

See all translations

track and fieldnoun [U]

 us   /ˈtræk ən ˈfild/
a group of sports that includes running, jumping, and throwing objects and that usually involves large competitions
Translations of “track and field”
in Chinese (Traditional) 田徑運動/田徑隊/俱樂部/運動會…
in Russian легкая атлетика…
in Turkish atletizm…
in Chinese (Simplified) 田径运动/田径队/俱乐部/运动会…
in Polish lekkoatletyka…
(Definition of track and field from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of track and field?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “track and field” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
field event

a sports event in which athletes take part one after the other rather than racing or competing together

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More