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

  1. player

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

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
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say player in sign language?

  1. player

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. Al Leiter:

    I'm a baseball player. I'm not on either side. What I do care about is our sport.

  2. Mike Matheny:

    This guy's a great defender, he comes up throwing, it's very accurate and has a lot of velocity to it. He's just an all-around very good player.

  3. Van Wagenen:

    If we somehow suffered an injury and we needed somebody to replaceBrandon NimmoorMichael Confortoin the starting lineup, and if Tim Tebow is the best offensive player in Triple-A at that point in time, hes going to be in Mickey Calloways [Mets manager] lineup.

  4. Tomas Berdych:

    My results lately have not been what I expected. As I am not a tennis player at the beginning of his career I have to act quickly when I feel that I need a change.

  5. Brad Gilbert:

    To become a great player and world number one and grand slam winner, Borna Coric already have to be great when Borna Coric're Borna Coric, but I believe that there will be someone in this current group who steps up.

Images & Illustrations of player

  1. playerplayerplayerplayerplayer

Popularity rank by frequency of use

player#1#863#10000

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

Get even more translations for player »

Translation

Find a translation for the player definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these player definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"player." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 6 Aug. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/player>.

Are we missing a good definition for player? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for player:


Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.