adjective or noun
semi·​pro | \ ˈse-mē-ˌprō How to pronounce semipro (audio) , ˈse-ˌmī-, -mi- \

Definition of semipro

Examples of semipro in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The group hopes to call their team the Nashville Stars, in tribute to a semipro Negro leagues team. New York Times, 29 May 2022 Everything from beer leagues to semipro sports are organized so that every team has chance at victory. Ethan Davison, Washington Post, 27 May 2022 In ’41, Robinson played semipro football for the Honolulu Bears, then the Los Angeles Bulldogs. Scott Ostler, San Francisco Chronicle, 15 Apr. 2022 Smith’s first game with the team came two weeks later, at a field in South Park against another semipro team. Jack Harris, Los Angeles Times, 16 Apr. 2022 Ashford went on to work for the Post Office while playing semipro baseball. Marc Bona, cleveland, 10 Apr. 2022 Her dad, who worked in construction, managed a semipro baseball team. Dana Hunsinger Benbow, The Indianapolis Star, 29 Mar. 2022 Opponents ranged from Black professionals like the Chicago Brown Bombers — who beat them in a Thanksgiving Day slugfest at Hamtramck’s Keyworth Stadium in 1939 — to white amateur and semipro clubs. Richard Bak, Detroit Free Press, 12 Sep. 2021 He had been paid $25 for playing in a semipro baseball game. Los Angeles Times, 26 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of semipro

1908, in the meaning defined above

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“Semipro.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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