Meaning of bush-leaguer in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbʊʃˌliːɡə/


North American

See bush league

‘But these shake-down artists are bush-leaguers compared to the all-time King of the Shake-Down.’
  • ‘Bakula's success at turning around the hapless squad of bush-leaguers and has-beens earns them a game against the big-league club and its arrogant skipper.’
  • ‘This has allowed the Colorado Rockies’ decent sluggers to become titans, while reducing dominant pitchers to bush-leaguers.’