- Sports. of, relating to, or characteristic of the major leagues.
- belonging to or among the best or most important of its kind: a major-league orchestra.
Origin of major-league
- 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
Related Words for major-leagueblue-chip, chief, critical, crucial, exceptional, grave, great, heavy, major, notable, professional, serious, four-star, front-page, high-power, pre-eminent
Examples from the Web for major-league
Contemporary Examples of major-league
The team is affiliated with the Seattle Mariners, and exists at the mercy of its major-league benefactor.This Is What Baseball Looks Like in the Lowliest Minor Leagues
May 19, 2013
Romney, as a career management consultant, has to show that he can manage a major-league campaign.Romney ‘Victims’ Video Digs Hole for Campaign Damaged by Infighting
September 18, 2012
“He was in a league of his own, the first player from Kinheim to become a major-league player,” says Jager.Murder at Home Plate
Nadette De Visser
November 23, 2011
And in both countries, U.S. major-league teams have set up an elaborate and formalized recruiting network.Wilson Ramos Kidnapping Highlights Baseball's Dangerous Venezuela Pipeline
November 11, 2011
“For Desiree, this was sort of a step down,” says one major-league Democrat of her duties in the administration.The Power of Empty Nesters
June 30, 2009
Historical Examples of major-league
He would own one major-league team, at least; perhaps three or four.Bunker Bean
Harry Leon Wilson
- US and Canadian a league of highest classification in baseball, football, hockey, etc