major league

noun

Definition of major league

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

  2. 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

First Known Use of major league

1888


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