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player meaning

EN[ˈpleɪə(ɹ)] [-eɪə(ɹ)]
WPlayer
  • Player may refer to:
  • Player (dating), 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 (game), 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 (political), a participant in politics who has or is perceived to have influence or power

    Definition of player in English Dictionary

  • NounPLplayersSUF-er
    1. One that plays.
      1. But up to this time the application of the player mechanism had been confined to reed instruments, the piano manufacturers having successfully resisted the introduction of the player mechanism into the piano; but, in the meantime, the manufacturers of players had grown strong and the manufacturers were beginning to properly interpret the handwriting on the wall
    2. One who is playful; one without serious aims; an idler; a trifler.
      1. A significant participant.
        1. He thought he could become a player, at least at the state level.
      2. INF A person who plays the field rather than having a long-term sexual relationship.
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Tiger Woods has been knocked off his perch as the No1 player in the world after Vijay Singh beat him in the Deutsche Bank Open last night.
          • The talented 22-year-old is one of six players named to lead last year's wooden spooners, the group to be headed by James McDonald who had already been confirmed as the club's new captain.
          • The coach had to charge up his players with a powerful speech before the final.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Players are off side, if they enter the attacking zone before the puck.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • But she dabbed at an eye, cried out for a touchup and had someone turn up Grace Jones on the MP3 player.
          • The young newcomer is wiping the floor with the more experienced players.
          • Novitzky noted that Rose had recently pleaded guilty to federal charges of distributing gamma butyrolactone, or GBL, a drug sometimes sold as a steroid adjunct, to minor league players.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -er
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
          Related Links:
          1. en players
          2. en playerish
          3. en playerless
          4. en playership
          5. en player hater
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of player for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "player" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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