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, participantnoun

    a person who participates in or is skilled at some game

  2. musician, instrumentalist, playernoun

    someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)

  3. actor, histrion, player, thespian, role playernoun

    a theatrical performer

  4. playernoun

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

  5. playernoun

    an important participant (as in a business deal)

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

Wiktionary

  1. playernoun

    One who plays any game or sport.

    Etymology: From playere, from plegere, equivalent to .

  2. playernoun

    An actor in a dramatic play.

    Etymology: From playere, from plegere, equivalent to .

  3. playernoun

    One who plays on a musical instrument.

    Etymology: From playere, from plegere, equivalent to .

  4. playernoun

    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. playernoun

    A gamer; a gamester.

    Etymology: From playere, from plegere, equivalent to .

  6. playernoun

    A gambler.

    Etymology: From playere, from plegere, equivalent to .

  7. playernoun

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

    Etymology: From playere, from plegere, equivalent to .

  8. playernoun

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

    Etymology: From playere, from plegere, equivalent to .

  9. playernoun

    A software application that plays various audio and video formats.

    Etymology: From playere, from plegere, equivalent to .

  10. playeradjective

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

    Etymology: From playere, from plegere, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Playernoun

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

  2. Playernoun

    one who plays any game

  3. Playernoun

    a dramatic actor

  4. Playernoun

    one who plays on an instrument of music

  5. Playernoun

    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. playernoun

    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. playernoun

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

  3. playernoun

    "Players" is an adult magazine.

  4. playernoun

    See pimp.

  5. playernoun

    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. playernoun

    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  

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  1. player

    Song lyrics by player -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by player on the Lyrics.com website.

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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
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    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Greg Burks:

    Lemme put it this way, if you do a Horns Down to a Texas player as an opponent, that’s probably going to be a foul.

  2. Carrie Tollefson:

    I kind of look at this as a bookmark in my life, and once it’s over, I’m excited for what I can accomplish as both a soccer player and a runner.

  3. Jim Crane.While Trout:

    I don't agree with the punishments, the players not getting anything, it was a player-driven thing. It sucks, too, because guys' careers have been affected, a lot of people lost jobs. It was tough. Me going up to the plate knowing what was coming -- it would be pretty fun up there.

  4. Tom Brady:

    There's nobody that has more respect for Peyton than me, outside of probably Peyton Manning-led parents and Peyton Manning-led brothers, if anybody can appreciate what he's accomplished, it's me, so he's just been remarkable in every part of his career. He's been a tremendous player.

  5. Ed King:

    I am mainly known as the one who verbally counted off' Sweet Home Alabama,' then played the infamous Stratocaster riff as well as the solos in that tune, i am the luckiest guitar player that ever lived. Who could've guessed that song would pay the rent for over 30 years ?

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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