big league

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big league

1. Sports A major league.
2. Informal The most prestigious level of accomplishment.

big leaguer n.

big′ league′

2. Often, big leagues. the area of greatest competition, highest achievement or rewards, etc.
big′-league′, adj.
big′-lea′guer, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.big league - the most important league in any sport (especially baseball)big league - the most important league in any sport (especially baseball)
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
major-league club, major-league team - a team that plays in a major league
league, conference - an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
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