Meaning of playmaker


Pronunciation: (plā'mā"kur), [key]
— n. Sports.
  1. an offensive player, as in basketball or ice hockey, who executes plays designed to put one or more teammates in a position to score.
  2. a playwright; dramatist.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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