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major-leaguer

[mey-jer-lee-ger] /ˈmeɪ dʒərˈli gər/
noun
1.
a member of a major-league team.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism; major league + -er1

major league

noun
1.
either of the two main professional baseball leagues in the U.S.
2.
a league of corresponding stature in certain other sports, as ice hockey, football, or basketball.
Origin
1880-85, Americanism
Related forms
major-leaguer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for major leaguer

major league

noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a league of highest classification in baseball, football, hockey, etc
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Slang definitions & phrases for major leaguer

major leaguer

noun phrase

A person of achievement; an expert; heavy hitter: If Eric Valdez had gotten it on with Mrs Esteva, he was a major leaguer


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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