nonleague

adjective
non·​league | \ˌnän-ˈlēg \

Definition of nonleague 

: not within a league or belonging to the same league scheduled two games against nonleague opponents nonleague scrimmages

Examples of nonleague in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

Jackson Roeder finished two for three with a run for the Vikings, who travel to Tesoro to play a nonleague doubleheader on Saturday. Daily Pilot Staff, latimes.com, "High school roundup: Huntington Beach beats Sherman Oaks Notre Dame in battle of state’s top two baseball teams," 5 Apr. 2018 Birmingham has been the best City Section team during nonleague play, with a 14-6 record and wins over Southern Section schools Valencia West Ranch, Mission Hills Alemany, Newbury Park and Chatsworth Sierra Canyon. Eric Sondheimer, latimes.com, "Catcher Johnny Tincher will not let Birmingham's bubble burst," 8 Apr. 2018 The Bobcats will come out of their break with two more nonleague challenges, at Michigan State on Monday and at Central Michigan (Dec. 21) before kicking off conference play against Siena Dec. 28. Desmond Conner, courant.com, "Quinnipiac Women Already Facing, Responding To Adversity," 14 Dec. 2017 Buy Photo The Penn Charter football team defeated nonleague opponent Lansdale Catholic, 20-6, in the season opener in Ocean City, N.J. Amanda Johncola, Philly.com, "The best highlights from Saturday's action," 2 Sep. 2017 There's still nonleague games ahead against San Diego Lincoln and Culver City. Eric Sondheimer, latimes.com, "Dorsey is facing another tough opponent in St. John Bosco," 13 Sep. 2017 BOYS’ VOLLEYBALL Gabrielino 3, Flintridge Prep 0: The Rebels suffered a 25-22, 25-22, 25-21 nonleague home loss Monday. Staff Reports, La Cañada Valley Sun, "Sports Roundup: Flintridge Sacred Heart’s Campbell wins three Mission League titles," 25 Apr. 2017 Gabrielino 3, Flintridge Prep 0: The Rebels suffered a 25-22, 25-22, 25-21 nonleague home loss Monday. Andrew J. Campa, Glendale News-Press, "Sports Roundup: Flintridge Sacred Heart’s Campbell wins three Mission League titles," 25 Apr. 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'nonleague.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of nonleague

1877, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about nonleague

Statistics for nonleague

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for nonleague

The first known use of nonleague was in 1877

See more words from the same year

Comments on nonleague

What made you want to look up nonleague? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

something that serves to warn or remind

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Autumn Words of the Day 2018

  • a-top-down-image-of-road-through-an-autumn-forest
  • Which is a synonym of fugacious?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!