bush leaguer


noun

Also called busher. Baseball.
  1. a player in a minor league.
  2. an incompetent player, as one who behaves or plays as if he or she belonged in a minor league.
a person who performs at an inferior level or in an inferior manner.

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Origin of bush leaguer

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10
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