Definitions for ballparkˈbɔlˌpɑrk
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a tract of land or a stadium where ball games, esp. baseball, are played.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Sport
(adj.)being an approximation; based on an educated guess:
a ballpark figure on expenses.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal
Idioms for ballpark:
in the ballpark, within reasonable limits. close to the correct or expected amount.
Category: Idiom, Informal
Origin of ballpark:
a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games)
"take me out to the ballpark"
approximate range, ballpark(noun)
near to the scope or range of something
"his answer wasn't even in the right ballpark"
A field, stadium or park where ball, especially baseball, is played.
The general vicinity; somewhere close; a broad approximation.
Letu2019s get in the ballpark, then worry about the fine details.
To make a rough estimate.
If you donu2019t have the exact expense total, just ballpark it.
Approximate; close; on the right order of magnitude.