Definitions for outfieldˈaʊtˌfild
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the part of a baseball field beyond the diamond. the positions played by the right, center, and left fielders. the outfielders considered as a group
Ref: (contrasted with infield 1 3 ).
the part of a cricket field farthest from the batsman.
Origin of outfield:
the area of a baseball playing field beyond the lines connecting the bases
The region of the field between the infield and the outer fence.
He hit a long fly ball to the outfield in the gap to left.
The region of the field roughly outside of the infield or the wicket-keeper, slips, gully, point, cover, mid off, mid on, midwicket and square leg.