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Meaning of player

play•er

Pronunciation: (plā'ur), [key]
  1. a person or thing that plays.
  2. a person who takes part or is skilled in some game or sport.
  3. a person who plays parts on the stage; an actor.
  4. a performer on a musical instrument.
  5. a participant, as in a conference or business deal.
  6. a sound- or image-reproducing machine: a record player; a cassette player; a videodisc player.
  7. a gambler.
  8. a person engaged in illicit or illegal activity, esp. a pimp.
  9. a mechanical device by which a musical instrument, as a player piano, is played automatically.

Play•er

Pronunciation: (plā'ur), [key]
  1. born 1935, South African golfer.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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