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PLAYOFF

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does playoff mean? 

PLAYOFF (noun)
  The noun PLAYOFF has 1 sense:

1. any final competition to determine a championship

  Familiarity information: PLAYOFF used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PLAYOFF (noun)


Sense 1playoff [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any final competition to determine a championship

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Hypernyms ("playoff" is a kind of...):

competition; contest (an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants)

Meronyms (parts of "playoff"):

playoff game (one game in the series of games constituting a playoff)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "playoff"):

World Series (series that constitutes the playoff for the baseball championship)


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