Definitions for playerˈpleɪ ər

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word player

Princeton's WordNet

  1. player, participant(noun)

    a person who participates in or is skilled at some game

  2. musician, instrumentalist, player(noun)

    someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)

  3. actor, histrion, player, thespian, role player(noun)

    a theatrical performer

  4. player(noun)

    a person who pursues a number of different social and sexual partners simultaneously

  5. player(noun)

    an important participant (as in a business deal)

    "he was a major player in setting up the corporation"


  1. player(Noun)

    One who plays any game or sport.

  2. player(Noun)

    An actor in a dramatic play.

  3. player(Noun)

    One who plays on a musical instrument.

  4. player(Noun)

    One who is playful, given to games and other amusement; one without serious aims; an idler; a trifler.

  5. player(Noun)

    A gamer; a gamester.

  6. player(Noun)

    A gambler.

  7. player(Noun)

    A person who plays the field rather than having a long-term sexual relationship.

  8. player(Noun)

    An electronic device that plays various audio and video media, such as CD player.

  9. player(Noun)

    A software application that plays various audio and video formats.

  10. player(Adjective)

    of something that "plays" itself, like certain automated devices

  11. Origin: From playere, from plegere, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Player(noun)

    one who plays, or amuses himself; one without serious aims; an idler; a trifler

  2. Player(noun)

    one who plays any game

  3. Player(noun)

    a dramatic actor

  4. Player(noun)

    one who plays on an instrument of music

  5. Player(noun)

    a gamester; a gambler


  1. Player

    Player is an American rock band that made their mark during the late 1970s. The group scored a few US Hot 100 hits, three of which went into the Top 40; two of those single releases went Top 10, including the No. 1 hit "Baby Come Back", written by group members Peter Beckett and J.C. Crowley.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'player' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1832

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'player' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2425

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'player' in Nouns Frequency: #305

Anagrams for player »

  1. parley

  2. replay

  3. pearly

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Translations for player

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • لاعِب, مشغلArabic
  • lojtar, oyunçuAzerbaijani
  • jugadorCatalan, Valencian
  • herec, hráč, přehrávačCzech
  • spiller, skuespiller, musiker, spillemandDanish
  • SpielerGerman
  • παίκτρια, ηθοποιός, μουσικός, παίκτηςGreek
  • jugadora, jugadorSpanish
  • بازیکنPersian
  • peluri, soitto-ohjelma, pelaaja, pelimies, näyttelijä, pleijeri, soittaja, soitinFinnish
  • joueur, musicien, joueuse, lecteur, fainéant, fainéante, acteur, musicienne, actriceFrench
  • imreoir, seinnteoirIrish
  • xogador, xogadoraGalician
  • खेलनेवालाHindi
  • lejátszóHungarian
  • giocatore, lettoreItalian
  • 俳優, プレーヤー, 芸人, 奏者, ギャンブラー, 博徒, 選手Japanese
  • 선수Korean
  • muzîkjen, yarîker, lîstikvan, ace, sazbend, qumarker, یاریکه‌رKurdish
  • pemainMalay
  • speler, speelvogel, vertolker, player, bespeler, gokkerDutch
  • spiller, skuespiller, musikerNorwegian
  • naanéhígíí, naanéhéNavajo, Navaho
  • jogaire, jogadorOccitan
  • gracz, zawodnik, muzykPolish
  • tocador, leitor, ator, brincalhão, player, apostador, jogadorPortuguese
  • giujeader, giuieder, giuveder, giugadur, giovaderRomansh
  • interpret, leneș, actriță, solist instrumentist, jucător, muzician, jucători, actorRomanian
  • музыкант, плеер, исполнитель, проигрыватель, бездельник, лицедей, игрок, лентяйRussian
  • giogadore, giogadori, zocadoreSardinian
  • svirač, glùmica, sivrač, ìgrāč, izvođač, glúmac, sviràčica, kȍckār, igràčicaSerbo-Croatian
  • muiker, musikant, spelare, skådespelareSwedish
  • mchezajiSwahili
  • manlalaroTagalog
  • çalgıcı, oyunbaz, oyuncu, kumarcı, oynatıcıTurkish
  • שפּילערYiddish

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