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major-league

[mey-jer-leeg] /ˈmeɪ dʒərˈlig/
adjective
1.
Sports. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the major leagues.
2.
belonging to or among the best or most important of its kind:
a major-league orchestra.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10, Americanism
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major-league

adverb

Very much; totally; big time: We've been major-league screwed. I just found out the trains are stopped (1990s+)


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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