Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - A region in which explosives have been placed.

Usage examples (38)
  • But the general refused to engage in what he called the minefield of legislative proposals.
  • The latest candidate to walk into a campaign minefield is Floridian Alex Sink.
  • A minefield is ineffective unless someone is keeping an eye on it and can react faster than an enemy can get through it.
  • KING: The planting of a minefield is a really chicken thing to do, right? for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.