To search for something out of a selection of alternatives
I'm going to "play the field" for a while before I choose my wife
by gas September 12, 2003
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When a person dates numerous people but is in no serious relationships.
Michael was almost happy that his girlfriend broke up with him because he was looking forward to playing the field.
by Bruwres July 23, 2009
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the romantic and sexual pursuit of middle aged women.
Girls my own age have always been intimidated by me, but I've had much more success after I started playing center field.
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a situation in which everyone has the same chance of succeeding
If the tax systems are different in each European country, how can industries start on a level playing field?
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If the girl is old enough to have 'grass on the field' than she has reached puberty and has pubic hairs, making her 'game'.
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Used as a variation of the common "If there is grass on the playing field" used to determine if a girl is maature enough for sex; The "grass" being her pubic hair. if there is no grass on the playing field, one must "go around back and play in the dirt", as in engage in anal sex with the girl in question.
"Do you think shes old enough?"
"Doesn't matter, if there's no grass on the playing field, go around back and play in the dirt."
by Friday March 30, 2005
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