grapefruit league

nounBaseball Informal.
  1. a series of training games played by major-league teams before the opening of the season (so named because they take place in the citrus-growing South, as in Florida).

Origin of grapefruit league

First recorded in 1950–55

Words Nearby grapefruit league Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024