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big-league

[big-leeg] /ˈbɪgˈlig/
adjective
1.
Sports. of or belonging to a major league:
a big-league pitcher.
2.
Informal. among the largest, foremost, etc., of its kind:
the big-league steel companies.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; adj. use of big league
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big-league

adjective

Serious; important; professional: No more fooling around, now it's big-league stuff (1940s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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