There are 2 main definitions of leaguer in English:

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leaguer 1

Line breaks: lea¦guer
Pronunciation: /ˈliːɡə/

noun

[with adjective or noun modifier] chiefly North American
A member of a particular league, especially a sports player: an assembly of 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.

Words that rhyme with leaguer

Antigua, beleaguer, bodega, eager, intriguer, meagre (US meager), reneger, Riga, Seeger, Vega

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There are 2 main definitions of leaguer in English:

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leaguer 2 Line breaks: lea¦guer
Pronunciation: /ˈliːɡə/

noun& verb

Variant of laager.

Origin

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

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