Definition of Big league

1. Noun. The most important league in any sport (especially baseball).

Exact synonyms: Major League, Majors
Category relationships: Baseball, Baseball Game
Member holonyms: Major-league Club, Major-league Team
Generic synonyms: Conference, League

Definition of Big league

1. Noun. A major league. ¹

2. Adjective. Major league. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Big League

big fly
big game
big girl's blouse
big girl's blouses
big gun
big guns
big guy
big hairy armadillo
big hand
big house
big house, little house, back house, barn
big if
big iron
big kahuna
big kahunas
big league (current term)
big leaguer
big lick
big lug
big lugs
big mama
big mamas
big man on campus
big marigold
big momma
big mommas
big money
big mouth
big mouths
big old

Literary usage of Big league

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1914)
"However, it is a managerial assumption that a big league veteran who has been sent to the minors stands little chance of going up again, because of the ..."

2. Books Added, 1911/15-: Five-year Cumulation of the Book Bulletin of the Chicago Public Library by Chicago Public Library (1916)
"Baseball Clarke, WJ and Dawson, FT Baseball; individual play and team play in detail. 1915. К 30696 Cobb, TR Busting 'em, and other big league stories. ..."

3. The New York Times Current History (1919)
"TRANSPORTING BIG NAVAL GUNS When the word of what big German guns were doing came to America, a certain officer conceived the idea of doing some big-league ..."

4. Annual Bulletin ...: Books Added to the Main (Ryerson) Library by Grand Rapids Public Library (Mich.)., Grand Rapids Public Library (Mich (1913)
"big league bosses and their methods.—Facing tough breaks In the big leagues. ... Making a big league hitter.— Tragedies of the diamond. ..."

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