in a league of one's own

Definition of in a league of one's own

:better than anyone else at doing something
  • When it comes to cooking, he's in a league of his own.

Word by Word Definitions

league play
  1. : any of various units of distance from about 2.4 to 4.6 statute miles (3.9 to 7.4 kilometers)

  2. : a square league

  1. : an association of nations or other political entities for a common purpose

  2. : an association of persons or groups united by common interests or goals

  3. : a group of sports teams that regularly play one another

  1. : to unite in a league

  2. : to form a league

own play
  1. : belonging to oneself or itself

  2. used to express immediate or direct kinship

  1. : to have or hold as property : possess

  2. : to have power or mastery over

  3. : to acknowledge to be true, valid, or as claimed : admit

  1. : one or ones belonging to oneself


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