bush league

noun Baseball.

Origin:
1905–10, Americanism

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bush-league

[boosh-leeg]
adjective
inferior or amateurish; mediocre: a bush-league theatrical performance.

Origin:
1905–10, Americanism

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bush league
1908, from bush in the slang sense of "rural, provincial," which originally was not a value judgment.
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Example sentences
Actually, the plotted humor is conspicuously bush-league stuff.
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