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Noun: player  pley-u(r)
  1. A person who participates in or is skilled at some game
    - participant
     
  2. Someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    - musician, instrumentalist, muso [Brit]
     
  3. A theatrical performer
    - actor, histrion, thespian, role player
     
  4. A person who pursues a number of different social and sexual partners simultaneously
     
  5. An important participant (as in a business deal)
    "he was a major player in setting up the corporation"

Derived forms: players

Type of: contestant, individual, mortal, participant, performer, performing artist, person, somebody, someone, soul

Part of: musical group, musical organisation [Brit], musical organization

Encyclopedia: Player