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playground an outdoor area where children can play. Many playgrounds have equipment such as swings and slides.
playing card one of a set of fifty-two cards that are divided into four suits of spades, clubs, hearts, and diamonds. Playing cards are used in playing different games.
playmate a child who plays with another child.
playoff in sports, final or extra games or rounds to settle a tie or decide a championship.
play one's cards to make and carry out good choices.
playpen a small pen where a baby or young child can play safely.
play possum to pretend to be asleep or dead; keep very still to avoid being noticed. Opossums do this so predators will ignore them.
play structure a large structure, often made of metal or wood, that is built for children to climb and play on. Play structures are most often found in school playgrounds or parks.
plaything something that is played with; toy.
play with fire to bring about danger by doing something in a reckless way.
playwright one who writes plays.
plaza a public square or open space in the center of a town. [2 definitions]
plea a serious or sincere call for help; appeal. [2 definitions]
plead to ask for something in a sincere or serious way. [2 definitions]
pleasant nice; pleasing. [2 definitions]
please to make content or give pleasure to; make happy. [4 definitions]
pleased made satisfied or happy.
pleasure a feeling of happiness, delight, or joy. [3 definitions]
pleat a flat, even fold that is sewn or pressed in cloth. [2 definitions]
pled a past tense and past participle of plead.
pledge a serious promise; vow. [7 definitions]