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big-leaguer

[ big-lee-ger ]
/ ˈbɪgˈli gər /
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noun

Sports. a player in a major league.
Informal. a person who belongs to or works for a big-league organization.

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Origin of big-leaguer

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900; big league + -er1
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