any league in a professional sport other than the major leagues
A league of professional sports clubs that are not in the major leagues but are usually owned by or affiliated with major-league teams.
- Sports Relating or belonging to a minor league.
- Of subordinate position or importance: a minor-league politician.
(plural minor leagues)
- An association of sports teams that plays at a level below the major leagues of a sport.
- (US) Of or pertaining to a minor league
- Of relatively minor importance