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Definition of "player" []

  • One that plays, especially: (noun)
  • One who participates in a game or sport. (noun)
  • A gambler. (noun)
  • One who performs in theatrical roles. (noun)
  • One who plays a musical instrument. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "player" in a sentence
  • "No word yet on which NFL player will try to pull this off, though noted soccer lover and self-professed soccer player� Chad Ochocinco seems like a prime candidate."
  • "The pursuit by Sosa, a Latin player from the Dominican Republic, was entertaining but doomed, Bonds declared."
  • "The main American player is Brian Linden, 47 years old, who came to China in 1984 and has been here most of the time since."