Definition of Little League

1. Noun. A commercially sponsored baseball league for players between 8 and 12 years of age.

Generic synonyms: Baseball League
Member holonyms: Little-league Team

Definition of Little League

1. Proper noun. (American English) an organization that sponsors and organizes baseball and softball leagues for children ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Little League

little girls
little girls' room
little girls' rooms
little golden zinnia
little grebe
little grebes
little green man
little green men
little gull
little gulls
little hand
little head of humerus
little ladies
little lady
little league
little leaguer
little leaguer's elbow
little of the creature
little one
little ones
little owl
little owls
little penguin
little penguins
little pitcher
little pitchers
little pitchers have big ears
little pitchers have long ears

Literary usage of Little League

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

1. Smokeless Tobacco Or Health: An International Perspective by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"The study has the support of Little League baseball at various administrative levels, including endorsement by the national executive director and the Texas ..."

2. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"A more extensive program for preventing smokeless tobacco use among youth who are baseball players is currently being evaluated among Little League and ..."

3. The Manuscripts of J. M. Heathcote, Esq., Conington Castle by Richard Fanshawe, John Moyer Heathcote (1899)
"Upon that advice we made very great haste to possess ourselves of the mountains which were a little league from Estremos. The enemy did the same with his ..."

4. Cats in a Chowder by Fred J Schneider (2006)
"On the slight hillside ascending from the left field line, hopeful parents hid beer from the Little League police. Harry penciled in the lineup in his ..."

5. Strategies That Work: Teaching Comprehension for Understanding and Engagement by Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis (2007)
"An all-black Little League team is the only black team in the league, and the rest of the teams boycott the Little League program rather than play them. ..."

6. Community-based Interventions For Smokers: The Commit Field Experience by Beti Thompson, David M. Burns, William R. Lynn, Donald Shopland (2004)
"Medford/Ashland also purchased a billboard with an antismoking message for players and their adult supporters at a Little League field. ..."

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