player
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈpleɪɚ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈpleɪə(ɹ)/
Noun

player (plural players)

  1. One that plays
    1. One who plays any game or sport.
    2. (theater) An actor in a dramatic play.
    3. (music) One who plays on a musical instrument.
    4. (gaming, video games) A gamer; a gamester.
    5. (gambling) A gambler.
    6. (historical) A mechanism that actuates a player piano or other automatic musical instrument.
    7. (electronics) An electronic device that plays audio and/or video media, such as CD player.
    8. (computing) A software application that plays audio and/or video media, such as media player.
  2. One who is playful; one without serious aims; an idler; a trifler.
  3. A significant participant.
    He thought he could become a player, at least at the state level.
  4. (informal) A person who plays the field rather than having a long-term sexual relationship.
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  • German: Vorsetzer
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  • Spanish: golfo, golferas (colloquial), frescales (colloquial), bandarra (colloquial)

Player
Proper noun
  1. Surname for a sportsman.



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