minor league

noun

Definition of minor league

:a league of professional clubs in a sport other than the recognized major leagues

minor-league

adjective

First Known Use of minor league

1885


MINOR LEAGUE Defined for English Language Learners

minor league

noun

Definition of minor league for English Language Learners

  • : a professional baseball league that is not one of the major leagues; also : a league of lesser importance in another sport (such as hockey or football)


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