There are 2 main definitions of leaguer in English:


Syllabification: lea·guer
Pronunciation: /ˈlēɡər


[with adjective or noun modifier] chiefly North American
A member of a particular league, especially a sports player: minor leaguers in spring training
More example sentences
  • While the transition from nameless minor leaguer to major league leader seemed to happen overnight, he knows it is at least partially a product of his many years of toil.
  • Like most baseball fans, major leaguers watch the Little League World Series.
  • Minor leaguers are subjected to drug tests, but 40-man roster members are not.

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There are 2 main definitions of leaguer in English:


Line breaks: lea¦guer
Pronunciation: /ˈliːɡə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun & verb

Variant of laager.


late 16th century: from Dutch leger 'camp'. Compare with laager, lager, and lair1.

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