- inferior or amateurish; mediocre: a bush-league theatrical performance.
Origin of bush-league
Origin of bush league
Examples from the Web for bush-league
Neither is it some bush-league Johnny-come-lately gathering with C-list speakers and a shoe-string budget.CPAC: Come for the Crazy, Stay for the Party
March 7, 2014
“Al” nodded knowingly, and the whole thing was a pantomime, a wordless play, that made Sumurun look like a bush-league production.Pitching in a Pinch
Word Origin and History for bush-league
"mean, petty, unprofessional," 1906, from baseball slang for the small-town baseball clubs below the minor league where talent was developed (by 1903), from bush (n.) in the slang sense of "rural, provincial," which originally was not a value judgment.