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player

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
          • The floor will rule one way or another; the point isn't so much to win the ruling as to put the spotlight on the offending player so he's less likely to angle-shoot on future hands.
          • The goal was disallowed because the player was offside.
          • It seems harmless enough, and often is; but if experienced players are doing it, the potential is there for collusion. And collusion is more than angle-shooting -- it's outright cheating.
        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
          • The young newcomer is wiping the floor with the more experienced players.
          • He was spawnkilled about 30-40 times in 20 minutes by one player.
          • 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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