in league

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in league

: working with someone especially to do something dishonest
  • He suspects that they are in league together against him.
often + with
  • She denies that she is in league with corrupt officials.

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


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