big league

noun
|Updated on: 8 Jul 2018

Definition of big league

2 : big time 2 often used in plural

big-league

adjective

big leaguer

noun

Examples of big league in a Sentence

  1. Broadway is the big leagues, and for big bucks theatergoers expect professionalism.

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First Known Use of big league

1883

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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big league Synonyms

Synonyms

big time, big(s);

Related Words

establishment, old guard;


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