major

(redirected from majoring)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to majoring: course of study

major league(s)

An area, echelon, or sphere of great competition, success, power, achievement, etc. Refers to the major leagues of sports teams. I know you're new here, but you need to perform much better if you want to stay in this law firm. You're in the major leagues now. Welcome to the major league of politics, senator.
See also: major

major in something

to specialize in a certain subject in college. I majored in history in college. I want to major in math.
See also: major

major in

v.
To complete a long-term course of study in some subject that is one's main focus: In high school I was interested in math, but in college I majored in history.
See also: major

major

mod. excellent; serious; severe. (Collegiate.) This rally is, like, major! Nick is a major dweeb.
References in periodicals archive ?
Brendan Johnson, son of Yvonne Blake, will attend Curry College, majoring in criminal justice.
Alana Jones, daughter of Donald and Pamela Jones, will attend Mount Wachusett Community College, majoring in liberal arts/business.
Matthew Kellicker, son of Michael Kellicker, will attend Quinsigamond Community College, majoring in criminal justice.
Sean Kilcoyne, son of Diane Kilcoyne and the late Kevin Kilcoyne, will attend UMass-Boston, majoring in history.
Hailey Lavoie, daughter of Robyn Lavoie, will attend Mount Wachusett Community College, majoring in pre-healthcare.
Nicholas LeBlanc, son of Ray and Angela LeBlanc, will attend Dean College, majoring in communications.
Jennifer Lopez, daughter of Blanca Maldonado and Bartolo Lopez, will attend Worcester State University, majoring in speech therapy/pathology.
Matthew Lydigsen, son of Dale and Virginia Lydigsen, will attend UMass-Amherst, majoring in computer science.
Helvert Martinez, son of Yeni Salazar, will attend Suffolk University, majoring in biology.
Matthew McEvilly, son of Peter and Jackie McEvilly, will attend Nichols College, majoring in criminal justice management.
Katherine McGown, daughter of John and Elizabeth McGown, will attend University of Southern Maine, majoring in biology.
Molly McIntyre, daughter of Patrick and Kelly McIntyre, will attend UMass-Amherst, majoring in pre-med/biology.
Jacqueline Mellado, daughter of Jose and Vilma Mellado, will attend UMass-Boston, majoring in exercise science and health services.
son of Gladys and Steven Mendoza, will attend Assumption College, majoring in political science.
Shaughn Mitchell, son of Verilyn and Brian Mitchell, will attend Emmanuel College, majoring in history.