bush-league

adjective \ -ˌlēg \

Definition of bush-league

: being of an inferior class or group of its kind : marked by a lack of sophistication or professionalism

First Known Use of bush-league

1908

bush-league Synonyms

Phrases

below par (or under);


bush league

noun

Definition of bush league

bush leaguer

noun

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First Known Use of bush league

1902


BUSH-LEAGUE Defined for English Language Learners

bush-league

adjective

Definition of bush-league for English Language Learners

  • : of very low quality



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