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player

[ pley-er ]
/ ˈpleɪ ər /
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noun
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Origin of player

before 1000; Middle English pleyer, Old English plegere. See play, -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM player

coun·ter·play·er, nounnon·play·er, nounself-player, nounsu·per·play·er, noun

Other definitions for player (2 of 2)

Player
[ pley-er ]
/ ˈpleɪ ər /

noun
Gary, born 1935, South African golfer.
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British Dictionary definitions for player (1 of 2)

player
/ (ˈpleɪə) /

noun

British Dictionary definitions for player (2 of 2)

Player
/ (ˈpleɪə) /

noun
Gary (ˈɡærɪ). born 1935, South African golfer: winner of nine major championships (1959–78), including the British Open (1959, 1968, 1974)
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