Definitions for playerˈpleɪ ər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
one that plays.
a person who takes part or is skilled in some game or sport.
a person who plays parts on the stage; actor.
a performer on a musical instrument.
a sound- or image-reproducing machine:
a record player; a videodisc player.
Category: Hi-Fi and Audio
a participant, as in a business deal.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal
Slang. a person engaged in illicit activity, esp. a pimp.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)
a mechanical or electrical device that actuates the playing mechanism of a musical instrument.
Category: Music and Dance
a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
musician, instrumentalist, player(noun)
someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
actor, histrion, player, thespian, role player(noun)
a theatrical performer
a person who pursues a number of different social and sexual partners simultaneously
an important participant (as in a business deal)
"he was a major player in setting up the corporation"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
sb who plays a sport
a device used to play music or films
a CD/DVD/MP3 player
sb who can influence a situation
an important player in international economics
One who plays any game or sport.
An actor in a dramatic play.
One who plays on a musical instrument.
One who is playful, given to games and other amusement; one without serious aims; an idler; a trifler.
A gamer; a gamester.
A person who plays the field rather than having a long-term sexual relationship.
An electronic device that plays various audio and video media, such as CD player.
A software application that plays various audio and video formats.
of something that "plays" itself, like certain automated devices
Origin: From playere, from plegere, equivalent to .
one who plays, or amuses himself; one without serious aims; an idler; a trifler
one who plays any game
a dramatic actor
one who plays on an instrument of music
a gamester; a gambler
Translations for player
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
freedom of movement (eg in part of a machine).
- لاعِب، مُمَثِّلArabic
- jogadorPortuguese (BR)
- hráč, -kaCzech
- der/die Spieler(in)German
- بازیکن؛ بازیگرFarsi
- igrač, sviračCroatian
- játékos; zenész, színész; hivatásos játékos; lejátszó (CD)Hungarian
- leikari, spilariIcelandic
- giocatore, giocatriceItalian
- 선수, 참가자Korean
- žaidėjas, lošėjasLithuanian
- gracz, wykonawcaPolish
- بازیکن؛ بازیگرPersian
- hráč, -kaSlovak
- 比賽者Chinese (Trad.)
- спортсмен; гравецьUkrainian
- người chơiVietnamese
- 比赛者Chinese (Simp.)
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