major league

noun
|Updated on: 31 Jul 2018

Definition of major league

1 : a league of highest classification in U.S. professional baseball; broadly : a league of major importance in any of various sports
2 : big time 2

major-league

adjective

major leaguer

noun

Examples of major league in a Sentence

  1. when you've landed a tenure-track position at that university, you're playing in the major leagues

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First Known Use of major league

1888

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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