Definition of league
a class or category of quality or excellence.
Jack's in a league of his own
a collection of people, countries, or groups that combine for a particular purpose, typically mutual protection or cooperation.
The borough currently tops the country's league for the collection of paper, cans and plastic bottles.
a former measure of distance by land, usually about three miles.
Between the outer wall and the city are four leagues of land filled with farms, orchards and houses.
a group of sports clubs that play each other over a period for a championship.
Jacob is among the league 's top scorers with 9 goals from 12 matches.
join in a league or alliance.
The marquess of Montrose, initially a Covenanter, leagued with the Irish to invade in the north-west and with Alasdair MacColla turned a feud between the Scots-Irish MacDonalds and Argyll's Campbells into a powerful threat.
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Example of league
‘It's extremely crude and not in the same league as the original,’ the designer sniffed.
A league was three standard miles, so fifty leagues was one hundred fifty miles.
As a songwriter, he is in a league of his own and is surely among the best writers this country has produced over the last three decades.
At West Ham we came within a couple of games of winning the league in 1986.
Austin's in a league of his own
BBC Scotland today announced details of upcoming live Premier league fixtures.
Britain is supposed to be high in the league of energy-saving policy-making.
In a league of her own, the savvy businesswoman is a self-made franchise.
In the ‘after’ photo they are all smiley and bright-eyed, their life changed forever; no one is out of their league now.
It made sense, of course, since the hockey league he played for was beginning their Christmas break.