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noun Baseball.
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Origin of bush league

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10

Other definitions for bush league (2 of 2)

bush-league
[ boosh-leeg ]
/ ˈbʊʃˌlig /

adjective
inferior or amateurish; mediocre: a bush-league theatrical performance.

Origin of bush-league

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10
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