What does player mean?

Definitions for player
ˈpleɪ ərplay·er

Here are all the 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"

Wiktionary

  1. player(Noun)

    One who plays any game or sport.

    Etymology: From playere, from plegere, equivalent to .

  2. player(Noun)

    An actor in a dramatic play.

    Etymology: From playere, from plegere, equivalent to .

  3. player(Noun)

    One who plays on a musical instrument.

    Etymology: From playere, from plegere, equivalent to .

  4. player(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From playere, from plegere, equivalent to .

  5. player(Noun)

    A gamer; a gamester.

    Etymology: From playere, from plegere, equivalent to .

  6. player(Noun)

    A gambler.

    Etymology: From playere, from plegere, equivalent to .

  7. player(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From playere, from plegere, equivalent to .

  8. player(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From playere, from plegere, equivalent to .

  9. player(Noun)

    A software application that plays various audio and video formats.

    Etymology: From playere, from plegere, equivalent to .

  10. player(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: 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

Freebase

  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.

Rap Dictionary

  1. player(noun)

    Someone who is "true to the hood",(Keith Holley aKa "Keilo") ie. someone who never sold out. To Chuck, Flava and Griff... You're true players -- Ice-T (M.V.P.'s).

  2. player(noun)

    A kind of chicken, so a player is good at picking up rice.

  3. player(noun)

    "Players" is an adult magazine.

  4. player(noun)

    See pimp.

  5. player(noun)

    A form of con artist, whose "game" involves confidence schemes, usually perpetrated against the opposite sex, aimed at procuring sexual favor, material items, money or all three -- usually from multiple victims simultaneously.

  6. player(noun)

    Person from the game, loyal to the game.

Editors Contribution

  1. player

    A person who plays a sport.

    The players of football, hurling, australian rules football and other sports love to converse and share knowledge.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 17, 2020  

Suggested Resources

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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

How to pronounce player?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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How to say player in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of player in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of player in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of player in a Sentence

  1. Frank Nobilo:

    Everybody caught up about a year or two later( with ball technology) and Tiger was still better, but not by quite as much, everybody now is using the same type of equipment so it's hard for any one player to get that technological jump ahead that I believe Tiger had in 2000.

  2. Serbian Djokovic:

    He's a player with great qualities on claycourts. I have the feeling I played three matches against him, i had to come back focused today.

  3. Venus Williams:

    I feel definitely more comfortable going into that match than, for example, today, i had never played( McHale) before, so you feel like you don't really know what's going to happen. Earlier, Latvian 11th seed Anastasija Sevastova became the latest player to be stuck down with a viral illness at the tournament. Sevastova was down 5-0 in the first set of her third round match with Estonian 21st seed Anett Kontaveit when she retired. Her departure came less than 24 hours after Venus Williams was unable to continue Venus Williams match on Sunday, also citing a viral illness. Men's third seed Alexander Zverev also said on Monday after losing to fellow German Jan-Lennard Struff that he too had a virus. Among those women still feeling healthy, three-times grand slam champion Angelique Kerber battled back to beat Russian qualifier Natalia Vikhlyantseva 3-6 6-1 6-3. Kerber took a while to warm to her task on a cool morning in the California desert.

  4. Dan Girardi:

    I probably wouldn't have believed it, we would have liked to have done a little better job on Crosby in Game 2 (when he had two goals), but sometimes you have to tip your cap to the world's best player. I think overall we did a strong job. It's everybody helping out. Obviously we're pretty happy with the job we did against those guys.

  5. Dennis Cardone:

    There is a lot of jostling and a lot of head impact. Most of the concussions are from hitting your head against an opposing player when going for a header.

Images & Illustrations of player

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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
  • ludantoEsperanto
  • 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
  • ludioLatin
  • 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
  • 播放机Chinese

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