[ mey-jer-lee-ger ]
/ ˈmeɪ dʒərˈli gər /
a member of a major-league team.
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Definition for major leaguer (2 of 2)
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
OTHER WORDS FROM major leaguema·jor-lea·guer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for major leaguer
US and Canadian a league of highest classification in baseball, football, hockey, etc
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