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A phrase commonly used in (but not restricted to) baseball to describe something (usually a playing style or attitude) that is not respectable or sportsmanlike, but technically not breaking any rules of the game. Someone who commonly plays with antics that are considered bushleague, would be considered a "bushleaguer". Both "bushleague" and "bushleaguer" can also be used to describe unsportsmanlike acts by fans, and to describe the fans themselves, respectively.
BATTER: "Aww cmon ump, are you gonna let the catcher get away with that?? He keeps taunting me as the pitch comes in. This is such Bushleague crap.

UMPIRE: "I don't wanna hear any more of it. Now get in the box and shut your mouth."
by guitarfingers January 06, 2010
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Also see Bushleague. Adj. 1) Below good standards, not good or incorrect. Pitiful, poor, terrible, awful, bad, sucky,
"That's a bushleague call, ref."

"That kid is real bushleague."
by Better Than You March 26, 2005
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to denote a sub par level of competition or gameplay.
What's this bullshit?! I don't fucking care! It don't matter to Jesus! But you don't fool me! You might fool the fucks in the league office, but you don't fool Jesus! It's bush-league psych-out stuff! Laughable, man! Forced laugh I would've fucked you in the ass Saturday. I'll fuck you in the ass next Wednesday instead! Wooo! You got a date Wednesday, baby!
by Da-Jesus July 03, 2006
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Amateur performance. Behavior that doesn't belong in the major leagues.
Curt Schilling has a running feud with Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, once calling Alex Rodriguez's swat of a tag in game 6 of the ALCS a "bush league play" on The Jim Rome Show.
by Marcomarco August 24, 2005
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1. not in accordance with established rules, principles, social norms, or standards; substandard.

2. showing inadequacy by contrast to other norms so as to be viewed by others as uncivilized, uncouth, and unacceptable.

3. consistent with geographically remote and isolated communal pockets of individuals in which perceptions of reality are corrupt and/or personal value systems are perverse/abominable in comparison with civilized culture.
"After losing 250 of an initial 500 dollar deposit due to normal wear and tear, ultimately the tenant found he couldn't budge the landlord with regard to the bush-league decision, and it remained final.

"The bush-league price of gas is raping my ass."
by Czh May 17, 2008
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