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minor-leaguer

[mahy-ner-lee-ger]
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noun
  1. a member of a minor-league team.
  2. Informal. a person whose skill or ability is suited only to a minor league or to a minor role in life.
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Origin of minor-leaguer

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; minor league + -er1
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