First Known Use of bush-league
A1, bang-up, banner, capital, choice, crackerjack, dandy, divine, excellent, exceptional, fabulous, fine, first-class, first-rate, grand, great, heavenly, high-test, jim-dandy, keen, marvelous (or marvellous), mean, neat, nifty, noble, par excellence, perfect, premium, prime, sensational, slick, splendid, stellar, sterling, superb, superior, superlative, supernal, swell, terrific, tip-top, top, top-notch, unsurpassed, wonderful;
below par (or under);
Recent Examples of bush league from the Web
The other maddening thing is that the Zinke scandal seems almost bush league in the swampy World Series of corruption that is Donald Trump’s Washington.
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First Known Use of bush league
BUSH-LEAGUE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bush-league for English Language Learners
: of very low quality
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