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play·er

player

 
 
pronunciation:
pleI r
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: someone who takes part in a game or sport.
My brother is the best player on our baseball team.
 
similar words:
athlete, competitor, contestant, participant
definition 2: someone who plays a musical instrument.
She is the piano player for the choir.
synonyms:
musician, performer
similar words:
minstrel
definition 3: an actor in a drama.
All of the players took a bow at the end of the play.
synonyms:
actor, actress, performer
similar words:
entertainer, ham
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The word player contains the following part:
-er, -or, -ar2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person or thing that does
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The suffix group -er , -or , -ar2 turns verbs into agent nouns.
synonyms:
-ist, -ite2, -ator, -an, -ian, -ean