HyperDic: player

English > 5 senses of the word player:
NOUNperson player, participanta person who participates in or is skilled at some game / game
person player, musician, instrumentalistsomeone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
person player, actor, histrion, thespian, role playera theatrical performer
person playera person who pursues a number of different social and sexual partners simultaneously
person player, participantsomeone who takes part in an activity
player > pronunciation
Rhymesassayer ... taxpayer: 22 rhymes with eyer...
English > player: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who participates in or is skilled at some game / game.
Narrowerballplayer, baseball playerAn athlete who plays baseball
billiard playersomeone who plays billiards
bowlerA player who rolls balls down an alley at pins
card playersomeone who plays (or knows how to play) card games
chess playersomeone who plays the game / game of chess
dart playersomeone who plays the game / game of darts
football player, footballerAn athlete who plays American football
golfer, golf player, linksmansomeone who plays the game / game of golf
grandmasterA player of exceptional or world class skill in chess or bridge
hockey player, ice-hockey playerAn athlete who plays hockey
lacrosse playerAn athlete who plays lacrosse
most valuable player, MVPThe player judged to be the most important to the sport
playmakerA player in a team sport who leads attacks or maneuvers in such a way that a teammate can score
pool playersomeone who shoots pool
scorerA player who makes a score in a game / game or contest
seeded player, seedOne of the outstanding players in a tournament
server(court games) the player who serves to start a point
shooter(sports) a player who drives or kicks a ball at the goal (or a basketball player who shoots at the basket)
soccer playerAn athlete who plays soccer
stringerA member of a squad on a team
tennis playerAn athlete who plays tennis
volleyball playersomeone who plays the game of volleyball
BroadercontestantA person who participates in competitions
Spanishjugadora, jugador, participante
Catalanjugadora, jugador, participant
Verbsplayparticipate in games / games or sport
English > player: 5 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession).
Synonymsmusician, instrumentalist
Member ofmusical organization, musical organisation, musical groupAn organization of musicians who perform together
Narroweraccompanist, accompanyistA person who provides musical accompaniment (usually on a piano)
accordionistA musician who plays the accordion
bandsmanA player in a band (especially a military band)
bassistA musician who play the bass viol
bassoonistA musician who plays the bassoon
bell ringersomeone who plays musical handbells
carillonneurA musician who plays a carillon
cellist, violoncellistsomeone who plays a violoncello
clarinetist, clarinettistA musician who plays the clarinet
concertinistA person who plays the concertina
flutist, flautist, flute playersomeone who plays the flute
gambistA musician who performs upon the viola da gamba
guitarist, guitar playerA musician who plays the guitar
harmonizer, harmoniserA musician who sings or plays in harmony
harpist, harpersomeone who plays the harp
harpsichordistsomeone who plays the harpsichord
hornistA musician who plays a horn (especially a French horn)
jazz musician, jazzmanA musician / musician who plays or composes jazz / jazz music
keyboardistA musician who plays a keyboard instrument
koto playerA musician who plays the koto
lutist, lutanist, lutenistA musician who plays the lute
oboistA musician who plays the oboe
organistA person who plays an organ
percussionistA musician who plays percussion instruments
pianist, piano playerA person who plays the piano
piper, bagpipersomeone who plays the bagpipe
recorder playersomeone who plays the recorder
rhythm and blues musicianA performer (and sometimes composer) of rhythm and blues music
rocker, rock 'n' roll musicianA performer or composer or fan of rock music
saxophonist, saxistA musician who plays the saxophone
singer, vocalist, vocalizer, vocaliserA person who sings
sitar playerA musician who plays the sitar
soloistA musician who performs a solo
trombonist, trombone playerA musician who plays the trombone
trumpeter, cornetistA musician who plays the trumpet or cornet
vibist, vibraphonistA musician who plays the vibraphone
violinist, fiddlerA musician who plays the violin
violistA musician who plays the viola
Broaderperformer, performing artistAn entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
Spanishinstrumentista, músico
Catalaninstrumentista, músic
Verbsplayplay on an instrument
English > player: 5 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA theatrical performer.
Synonymsactor, histrion, thespian, role player
InstancesAllen, Woody Allen, Allen Stewart KonigsbergUnited States filmmaker and comic actor (1935-)
Astaire, Fred AstaireUnited States dancer and cinema actor noted for his original and graceful tap dancing (1899-1987)
Barrymore, Maurice Barrymore, Herbert BlytheUnited States actor
Barrymore, Lionel BarrymoreUnited States actor
Barrymore, John BarrymoreUnited States actor
Bogart, Humphrey Bogart, Humphrey DeForest BogartUnited States film actor (1899-1957)
Booth, John Wilkes BoothUnited States actor and assassin of President Lincoln (1838-1865)
Burbage, Richard BurbageEnglish actor who was the first to play the leading role in several of Shakespeare's tragedies (1567-1619)
Burton, Richard BurtonWelsh film actor who often co-starred with Elizabeth Taylor (1925-1984)
Cagney, Jimmy Cagney, James CagneyUnited States film actor known for his portrayals of tough / tough characters (1899-1986)
Chevalier, Maurice ChevalierFrench actor and cabaret singer (1888-1972)
Cooper, Gary Cooper, Frank CooperUnited States film actor noted for his portrayals of strong silent heroes (1901-1961)
Coward, Noel Coward, Sir Noel Pierce CowardEnglish dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973)
Cronyn, Hume Cronyn, Hume Blake CronynCanadian actor who frequently played character parts with his wife Jessica Tandy (1911-2003)
Crosby, Bing Crosby, Harry Lillis CrosbyUnited States singer and film actor (1904-1977)
De Niro, Robert De NiroUnited States film actor who frequently plays tough characters (born 1943)
Dean, James Dean, James Byron DeanUnited States film / film actor whose moody rebellious / rebellious roles made him a cult figure (1931-1955)
Depardieu, Gerard DepardieuFrench film actor (born in 1948)
Drew, John DrewUnited States actor (born in Ireland)
Fairbanks, Douglas Fairbanks, Douglas Elton Fairbanks, Julius UllmanUnited States film actor noted for his swashbuckling roles (1883-1939)
Fairbanks, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.United States film actor
Fonda, Henry FondaUnited States film actor (1905-1982)
Gable, Clark Gable, William Clark GableUnited States film actor (1901-1960)
Garrick, David GarrickEnglish actor and theater manager who was the foremost Shakespearean actor of his day (1717-1779)
Gibson, Mel Gibson, Mel Columcille Gerard GibsonAustralian actor (born in the United States in 1956)
Gielgud, Sir John Gielgud, Arthur John GielgudEnglish actor of Shakespearean roles who was also noted for appearances in films (1904-2000)
Grant, Cary GrantUnited States actor (born in England) who was the elegant leading man in many films (1904-1986)
Granville-Barker, Harley Granville-BarkerEnglish actor and dramatist and critic and director noted for his productions of Shakespearean plays (1877-1946)
Guinness, Alec Guinness, Sir Alec GuinnessEnglish stage and screen actor noted for versatility (1914-2000)
Hanks, Tom Hanks, Thomas J. HanksUnited States film actor (born in 1956)
Harrison, Rex Harrison, Sir Rex Harrison, Reginald Carey HarrisonEnglish actor on stage and in films (1908-1990)
Heming, Hemminge, John Heming, John HemmingeEnglish actor who edited the first folio of Shakespeare's plays (1556-1630)
Hoffman, Dustin Hoffmanversatile United States film actor (born in 1937)
Hopkins, Anthony Hopkins, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Sir Anthony Philip HopkinsWelsh film actor (born in 1937)
Howard, Leslie Howard, Leslie Howard StainerEnglish actor of stage and screen (1893-1943)
Jolson, Al Jolson, Asa YoelsonUnited States singer (born in Russia) who appeared in the first full-length talking film (1886-1950)
Karloff, Boris Karloff, William Henry PrattUnited States film actor (born in England) noted for his performances in horror films (1887-1969)
Kean, Edmund KeanEnglish actor noted for his portrayals of Shakespeare's great tragic characters (1789-1833)
Keaton, Buster Keaton, Joseph Francis KeatonUnited States comedian and actor in silent films noted for his acrobatic skills and deadpan face (1895-1966)
Kelly, Gene Kelly, Eugene Curran KellyUnited States dancer who performed in many musical films (1912-1996)
Laughton, Charles LaughtonUnited States film actor (born in England) (1899-1962)
Lee, Bruce Lee, Lee Yuen KamUnited States actor who was an expert in kung fu and starred in martial arts films (1941-1973)
Lemmon, Jack Lemmon, John UhlerUnited States film actor (1925-2001)
Lloyd, Harold Lloyd, Harold Clayton LloydUnited States comic actor in silent films
Lorre, Peter Lorre, Laszlo LowesteinUnited States actor (born in Hungary) noted for playing sinister roles (1904-1964)
Lugosi, Bela Lugosi, Bela Ferenc BlaskoUnited States film actor (born in Hungary) noted for portraying monsters (1884-1956)
Lunt, Alfred LuntUnited States actor who performed with his wife Lynn Fontanne in many stage productions (1893-1977)
Marshall, E. G. MarshallUnited States actor (1914-1998)
Martin, Steve MartinUnited States actor and comedian (born in 1945)
Mason, James Mason, James Neville MasonEnglish film actor (1909-1984)
Mitchum, Robert MitchumUnited States film actor (1917-1997)
Moore, Dudley Moore, Dudley Stuart John MooreEnglish actor and comedian who appeared on television and in films (born in 1935)
Newman, Paul Newman, Paul Leonard NewmanUnited States film actor (born in 1925)
O'Toole, Peter O'Toole, Peter Seamus O'TooleBritish actor (born in Ireland in 1932)
Olivier, Laurence Olivier, Sir Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier of BirghtonEnglish actor best know for his Shakespearean roles (1907-1989)
Poitier, Sidney PoitierUnited States film actor and director (born in 1927)
Redford, Robert Redford, Charles Robert RedfordUnited States actor and filmmaker who starred with Paul Newman in several films (born in 1936)
Richardson, Ralph Richardson, Sir Ralph David RichardsonBritish stage and screen actor noted for playing classic roles (1902-1983)
Robinson, Edward G. Robinson, Edward Goldenberg RobinsonUnited States film actor noted for playing gangster roles (1893-1973)
Scott, George C. Scottaward-winning United States film actor (1928-1999)
Sellers, Peter SellersEnglish comic actor (1925-1980)
Sinatra, Frank Sinatra, Francis Albert SinatraUnited States singer and film actor (1915-1998)
Skinner, Otis SkinnerUnited States actor (1858-1942)
Stanislavsky, Konstantin Stanislavsky, Konstantin Sergeyevich Stanislavsky, Konstantin Sergeevich AlekseevRussian actor and theater director who trained his actors to emphasize the psychological motivation of their roles (1863-1938)
Stewart, Jimmy Stewart, James Maitland StewartUnited States film actor who portrayed incorruptible but modest heros (1908-1997)
Strasberg, Lee Strasberg, Israel StrassbergUnited States actor and film director (born in Austria) who was a leader in developing method acting in the United States (1901-1982)
Stroheim, Erich von StroheimUnited States film actor (born in Austria) (1885-1957)
Tracy, Spencer TracyUnited States film actor who appeared in many films with Katharine Hepburn (1900-1967)
Tree, Sir Herbert Beerbohm TreeEnglish actor and theatrical producer noted for his lavish productions of Shakespeare (1853-1917)
Ustinov, Sir Peter Ustinov, Peter Alexander UstinovBritish actor and playwright (1921-2004)
Wayne, John Wayne, Duke WayneUnited States film actor who played tough heroes (1907-1979)
Welles, Orson Welles, George Orson WellesUnited States actor and filmmaker (1915-1985)
NarroweractressA female actor
barnstormer, playactor, play-actor, trouperAn actor who travels around the country presenting plays
character actorAn actor who specializes in playing supporting roles
comedianAn actor in a comedy
ham, ham actorAn unskilled actor who overacts
heavyAn actor who plays villainous roles
ingenueAn actress who specializes in playing the role of an artless innocent young girl
leading manactor who plays the leading male role
mime, mimer, mummer, pantomimer, pantomimistAn actor who communicates / communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression
plantAn actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience
reenactorA person who enacts a role in an event that occurred earlier
scene-stealerAn actor who draws more attention than other actors in the same scene / scene
screen actor, movie actorAn actor who plays a role in a film
star, principal, leadAn actor who plays a principal role
supernumerary, spear carrier, extraA minor actor in crowd scenes / scenes
tragedianAn actor who specializes in tragic roles
understudy, standbyAn actor able to replace a regular performer when required
upstagerA selfish actor who upstages the other actors
walk-onPlays a small part in a dramatic production
Broaderperformer, performing artistAn entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
Spanishactor dramático, actor, actriz, actuación, artista, comediante, ejecutor teatral, histrionista, histrión, intérprete
Catalanactor, actriu, comediant, histrió, intèrpret
Verbsplayplay a role or part
playperform on a stage or theater
English > player: 5 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA person who pursues a number of different social and sexual partners simultaneously.
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
English > player: 5 senses > noun 5, person
Meaningsomeone who takes part in an activity.
Narrowerattendant, attender, attendee, meeterA person who is present and participates in a meeting
brideA woman participant in her own marriage ceremony
discussantA participant in a formal discussion
groom, bridegroomA man participant in his own marriage ceremony
masquerader, masker, masquerA participant in a masquerade
partaker, sharersomeone who has or gives or receives a part or a share
retreatantA participant in a religious retreat
BroaderassociateA person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor

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