[ mey-jer lee-ger ]
/ ˈmeɪ dʒər ˈli gər /
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Sports. a player in a major league.
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Origin of major leaguer
An Americanism dating back to 1880–85; major league + -er1
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How to use major leaguer in a sentence
For a man who calls himself a major leaguer, you certainly went the limit this afternoon.Baseball Joe, Captain of the Team|Lester Chadwick