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Mistakes are part of the game. It's how well you recover from them, that's the mark of a great player.
Alice Cooper

Meaning of "player" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PLAYER

player  [ˈpleɪə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PLAYER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Player is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PLAYER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Player

Player may refer to: ▪ Player, a man or woman, who has romantic affairs or sexual relations, or both, with other women or men, but will not marry or commit to any one relationship ▪ Player, a participant in a game ▪ Player character, a character in a video game or role playing game who is controlled or controllable by a player ▪ Player-coach, in sports, is a member of a sports team who simultaneously holds both playing and coaching duties ▪ Player-manager ▪ Football player ▪ Player, a participant in politics who has or is perceived to have influence or power Player may also refer to...

Definition of player in the English dictionary

The first definition of player in the dictionary is a person who participates in or is skilled at some game or sport. Other definition of player is a person who plays a game or sport professionally. Player is also a person who plays a musical instrument.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PLAYER


ballplayer
ˈbɔːlˌpleɪə
bilayer
ˈbaɪˌleɪə
bricklayer
ˈbrɪkˌleɪə
Himalaya
ˌhɪməˈleɪə
i-Player
ˈaɪˌpleɪə
layer
ˈleɪə
Malaya
məˈleɪə
Meghalaya
ˌmeɪɡəˈleɪə
monolayer
ˈmɒnəʊˌleɪə
MP3-player
ˌempiːˈθriːˌpleɪə
multilayer
ˈmʌltɪˌleɪə
multiplayer
ˈmʌltɪˌpleɪə
slayer
ˈsleɪə
underlayer
ˈʌndəˌleɪə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PLAYER

play-the-ball
playa
playability
playable
playback
playbill
playbook
playboy
playbus
playdate
player piano
player-manager
playfellow
playfield
playful
playfully
playfulness
playgirl
playgoer
playgoing

WORDS THAT END LIKE PLAYER

basketball player
bass player
boundary layer
cassette player
CD player
DVD player
football player
front-line player
hockey player
key player
MP3 player
ozone layer
pool player
prayer
record player
rugby player
soccer player
team player
tennis player
video player
violin player

Synonyms and antonyms of player in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PLAYER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «player» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of player

Translation of «player» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PLAYER

Find out the translation of player to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of player from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «player» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

运动员
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

jugador
570 millions of speakers

English

player
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

खिलाड़ी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لاعِب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

игрок
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

jogador
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

খেলোয়াড়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

joueur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pemain
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Spieler
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

選手
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

선수
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pamuter
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cầu thủ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆட்டக்காரர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

खेळाडू
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

oyuncu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

giocatore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zawodnik
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гравець
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

jucător
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παίκτης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

speler
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

spelare
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

spiller
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of player

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PLAYER»

The term «player» is very widely used and occupies the 625 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PLAYER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «player» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «player» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about player

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10 QUOTES WITH «PLAYER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word player.
1
Shaun Alexander
We don't just want to win the Super Bowl, we want to make a dynasty. I want to be a player who makes that a reality.
2
David Amram
In jazz, you listen to what the bass player is doing and what the drummer is doing, what the pianist and the guitarist is doing, and then you play something that compliments that, so you are thinking simultaneously and thinking ahead.
3
Bob Anderson
The crowd paid little or no respect to every player out there tonight.
4
Larry Bird
The best player I ever played with was Dennis Johnson.
5
Eric Bristow
Mark my words, Michael Van Gerwen will knock Phil Taylor off his perch one day and be the best darts player on the planet.
6
Jose Canseco
Because I tried to everything possible to become the best player in the world? Do I believe steroids and growth hormones helped me achieve that? Yes. Were there a lot of other players doing it that I had to compete against? Yes.
7
Magnus Carlsen
My former coach, Simen Agdestein, used to be the best player in Norway.
8
Agustin Castillo
I think the age of 27 to 28 is ideal for the Salvadoran player to play qualifiers. That's why we've brought players who are between 23 and 24. I think in three years, they'll be well-armed to play qualifiers.
9
Alice Cooper
Mistakes are part of the game. It's how well you recover from them, that's the mark of a great player.
10
Fred Couples
I caddied for a guy who was a very good player, and he gave me a set of clubs, just a starter set: 5-iron, 7-iron, 9-iron, putter and driver. I just loved it. How I developed my swing was to just grab a club and start banging balls.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PLAYER»

Discover the use of player in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to player and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Ready Player One
In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place.
Ernest Cline, 2011
2
Player Piano
Kurt Vonnegut’s first novel spins the chilling tale of engineer Paul Proteus, who must find a way to live in a world dominated by a supercomputer and run completely by machines.
Kurt Vonnegut, 2009
3
Street Player: My Chicago Story
And in this book, for the first time, Seraphine tells the painful story, from the heart, of close friend and cofounder Terry Kath's death and of Seraphine's traumatic 1990 firing from the band and the pain that he has only recently overcome ...
Danny Seraphine, 2010
4
Rain Player
To bring rain to his thirsty village, Pik challenges the rain god to a game of pok-a-tok.
‎1995
5
The 17 Essential Qualities of a Team Player: Becoming the ...
Anybody can understand them and apply them -- whether at home, on the job, at church, or on the ball field. If you learn the 17 essential qualities of a team player, you can become the kind of person every team wants.
John Maxwell, 2002
6
Beautiful Player
A bombshell bookworm.
Christina Lauren, 2013
7
Don't Hate the Player: Hate the Game
While Luvly and Money embark on a dangerous affair, Chocolate, a male model, searches for the perfect woman, and Taeko tries to convince his fans that he is not the sex fiend and violent NBA superstar the media makes him out to be, in this ...
Brandie, 2008
8
The Player: A Novel
Griffin Mill, a ruthless, ambitious senior vice president at a major Hollywood studio, has a mind devoid of principle and a luxury-filled life, but his world is shaken when a writer he has ignored threatens his life 'One of the most ...
Michael Tolkin, 1997
9
The Player's Passion: Studies in the Science of Acting
This reinterpretation of acting theories in light of the history of science examines acting styles from the seventeenth century to the twentieth century and measures them against prevailing conceptions of the human body and its inner ...
Joseph R. Roach, 1985
10
Soccer Training: Developing the 360 Player
The techniques outlined in this book will show players and coaches how players can become proficient with both feet.
Martin Bidzinski, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PLAYER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term player is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Manchester United haven't boasted an elite player since Cristiano …
Captain Wayne Rooney – the highest-paid player at Old Trafford – might have something to say about the Dutchman's assessment of his ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
2
Professional poker player sues casino that claims he cheated
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- A professional poker player has sued a casino that claimed he won $9.6 million by cheating at baccarat, alleging it ... «CTV News, Jul 15»
3
Fijian rugby player receives racial abuse
A Christchurch rugby player was racially abused so badly from the sidelines he asked the coach if he could leave the field. Sake Aca was ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
4
Ohio State's Joey Bosa named Big Ten preseason Defensive Player
Projected by some as a future No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft, the Ohio State defensive end should be the No. 1 defensive player in the Big Ten this ... «cleveland.com, Jul 15»
5
Watch action, off-field videos of Parma football player John Todd
Check out our compilation of videos featuring Parma football player John Todd, pictured here at the 2014 cleveland.com Media Day (far right). «cleveland.com, Jul 15»
6
Henderson expects 'top player' Lallana to shine this season
“I felt a bit sorry for him last season but Adam is a top player. He's got great quality and he's got great knowledge of the game. “He's a good lad ... «Irish Examiner, Jul 15»
7
Gold Cup referee accidentally sprays all over Mexico soccer player's
There was a slight malfunction in the referee's vanishing spray during the Gold Cup final between Mexico and Jamaica, and it left one player ... «SB Nation, Jul 15»
8
Halep added to Rogers Cup player field
As a year-end top 20 player from 2014, Halep qualifies for a top 20 wild card that is reserved for competitors who don't originally enter a ... «London Community News, Jul 15»
9
What is each Red Sox player's trade value?
Daniel Nava: Once a valuable bench player for the Sox, he has little role now. A contender could use him in an outfield platoon, perhaps. «Boston Globe, Jul 15»
10
LTA Director of Player Development Bob Brett resigns from post
Bob Brett has resigned from his post as Director of Player Development at the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), with the move due to take effect ... «SkySports, Jul 15»

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