major-leaguer

[ mey-jer-lee-ger ]
/ ˈmeɪ dʒərˈli gər /

noun

a member of a major-league team.

Nearby words

  1. major tranquilizer,
  2. major triad,
  3. major, john,
  4. major-domo,
  5. major-league,
  6. majorca,
  7. majorette,
  8. majoritarian,
  9. majoritarianism,
  10. majority

Origin of major-leaguer

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

major league

noun

either of the two main professional baseball leagues in the U.S.
a league of corresponding stature in certain other sports, as ice hockey, football, or basketball.

Origin of major league

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85

Related formsma·jor-lea·guer, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for major leaguer

major league

noun

US and Canadian a league of highest classification in baseball, football, hockey, etc
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