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Definition 1: a theatrical performer - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for player in the sense of this definition

(player is a kind of ...) an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience

(... is a kind of player ) a female actor

(... is a kind of player ) an actor who draws more attention than other actors in the same scene

"babies are natural scene-stealers"

(... is a kind of player ) an actor who plays a role in a film

(... is a kind of player ) an actor who plays a principal role

(... is a kind of player ) a minor actor in crowd scenes

(... is a kind of player ) an actor who specializes in tragic roles

(... is a kind of player ) an actor able to replace a regular performer when required

(... is a kind of player ) a selfish actor who upstages the other actors

(... is a kind of player ) plays a small part in a dramatic production

(... is a kind of player ) a person who enacts a role in an event that occurred earlier

(... is a kind of player ) an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience

(... is a kind of player ) an actor who travels around the country presenting plays

(... is a kind of player ) an actor who specializes in playing supporting roles

(... is a kind of player ) an actor in a comedy

(... is a kind of player ) an unskilled actor who overacts

(... is a kind of player ) an actor who plays villainous roles

(... is a kind of player ) an actress who specializes in playing the role of an artless innocent young girl

(... is a kind of player ) actor who plays the leading male role

(... is a kind of player ) an actor who communicates entirely by gesture and facial expression

(... is an instance of player) United States actor who performed with his wife Lynn Fontanne in many stage productions (1893-1977)

(... is an instance of player) United States actor (1914-1998)

(... is an instance of player) United States actor and comedian (born in 1945)

(... is an instance of player) English film actor (1909-1984)

(... is an instance of player) United States film actor (1917-1997)

(... is an instance of player) English actor and comedian who appeared on television and in films (born in 1935)

(... is an instance of player) United States film actor (born in 1925)

(... is an instance of player) United States film actor (born in Hungary) noted for portraying monsters (1884-1956)

(... is an instance of player) United States actor (born in Hungary) noted for playing sinister roles (1904-1964)

(... is an instance of player) United States comic actor in silent films; he used physical danger as a source of comedy (1893-1971)

(... is an instance of player) United States film actor (1925-2001)

(... is an instance of player) United States actor who was an expert in kung fu and starred in martial arts films (1941-1973)

(... is an instance of player) United States film actor (born in England) (1899-1962)

(... is an instance of player) United States dancer who performed in many musical films (1912-1996)

(... is an instance of player) United States comedian and actor in silent films noted for his acrobatic skills and deadpan face (1895-1966)

(... is an instance of player) English actor noted for his portrayals of Shakespeare's great tragic characters (1789-1833)

(... is an instance of player) United States film actor (born in England) noted for his performances in horror films (1887-1969)

(... is an instance of player) English actor best know for his Shakespearean roles (1907-1989)

(... is an instance of player) British actor (born in Ireland in 1932)

(... is an instance of player) United States film actor who played tough heroes (1907-1979)

(... is an instance of player) British actor and playwright (1921-2004)

(... is an instance of player) English actor and theatrical producer noted for his lavish productions of Shakespeare (1853-1917)

(... is an instance of player) United States film actor who appeared in many films with Katharine Hepburn (1900-1967)

(... is an instance of player) United States film actor (born in Austria) (1885-1957)

(... is an instance of player) United States actor and film director (born in Austria) who was a leader in developing method acting in the United States (1901-1982)

(... is an instance of player) United States film actor who portrayed incorruptible but modest heros (1908-1997)

(... is an instance of player) Russian actor and theater director who trained his actors to emphasize the psychological motivation of their roles (1863-1938)

(... is an instance of player) United States actor (1858-1942)

(... is an instance of player) United States singer and film actor (1915-1998)

(... is an instance of player) English comic actor (1925-1980)

(... is an instance of player) award-winning United States film actor (1928-1999)

(... is an instance of player) United States film actor noted for playing gangster roles (1893-1973)

(... is an instance of player) British stage and screen actor noted for playing classic roles (1902-1983)

(... is an instance of player) United States actor and filmmaker who starred with Paul Newman in several films (born in 1936)

(... is an instance of player) United States film actor and director (born in 1927)

(... is an instance of player) United States actor and filmmaker (1915-1985)

(... is an instance of player) United States singer (born in Russia) who appeared in the first full-length talking film (1886-1950)

(... is an instance of player) United States film actor who frequently plays tough characters (born 1943)

(... is an instance of player) United States film actor whose moody rebellious roles made him a cult figure (1931-1955)

(... is an instance of player) United States singer and film actor (1903-1977)

(... is an instance of player) Canadian actor who frequently played character parts with his wife Jessica Tandy (1911-2003)

(... is an instance of player) English dramatist and actor and composer noted for his witty and sophisticated comedies (1899-1973)

(... is an instance of player) United States film actor noted for his portrayals of strong silent heroes (1901-1961)

(... is an instance of player) French actor and cabaret singer (1888-1972)

(... is an instance of player) United States film actor known for his portrayals of tough characters (1899-1986)

(... is an instance of player) Welsh film actor who often co-starred with Elizabeth Taylor (1925-1984)

(... is an instance of player) English actor who was the first to play the leading role in several of Shakespeare's tragedies (1567-1619)

(... is an instance of player) United States actor and assassin of President Lincoln (1838-1865)

(... is an instance of player) United States film actor (1899-1957)

(... is an instance of player) United States actor; son of Maurice Barrymore and Georgiana Barrymore (1882-1942)

(... is an instance of player) United States actor; son of Maurice Barrymore and Georgiana Barrymore (1878-1954)

(... is an instance of player) United States actor; husband of Georgiana Emma Barrymore and father of Ethel Barrymore and John Barrymore and Lionel Barrymore (1847-1905)

(... is an instance of player) United States dancer and cinema actor noted for his original and graceful tap dancing (1899-1987)

(... is an instance of player) French film actor (born in 1948)

(... is an instance of player) United States actor (born in Ireland); father of Georgiana Emma Barrymore (1827-1862)

(... is an instance of player) English actor of stage and screen (1893-1943)

(... is an instance of player) Welsh film actor (born in 1937)

(... is an instance of player) versatile United States film actor (born in 1937)

(... is an instance of player) English actor who edited the first folio of Shakespeare's plays (1556-1630)

(... is an instance of player) English actor on stage and in films (1908-1990)

(... is an instance of player) United States film actor (born in 1956)

(... is an instance of player) English stage and screen actor noted for versatility (1914-2000)

(... is an instance of player) English actor and dramatist and critic and director noted for his productions of Shakespearean plays (1877-1946)

(... is an instance of player) United States actor (born in England) who was the elegant leading man in many films (1904-1986)

(... is an instance of player) English actor of Shakespearean roles who was also noted for appearances in films (1904-2000)

(... is an instance of player) Australian actor (born in the United States in 1956)

(... is an instance of player) English actor and theater manager who was the foremost Shakespearean actor of his day (1717-1779)

(... is an instance of player) United States film actor (1901-1960)

(... is an instance of player) United States film actor (1905-1982)

(... is an instance of player) United States film actor; son of Douglas Elton Fairbanks, (1909-2000)

(... is an instance of player) United States film actor noted for his swashbuckling roles (1883-1939)

(... is an instance of player) United States filmmaker and comic actor (1935-)

Definition 2: a person who participates in or is skilled at some game - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for player in the sense of this definition

(player is a kind of ...) a person who participates in competitions

(... is a kind of player ) a player in a team sport who leads attacks or maneuvers in such a way that a teammate can score

(... is a kind of player ) someone who shoots pool

(... is a kind of player ) a player who makes a score in a game or contest

(... is a kind of player ) one of the outstanding players in a tournament

(... is a kind of player ) (court games) the player who serves to start a point

(... is a kind of player ) (sports) a player who drives or kicks a ball at the goal (or a basketball player who shoots at the basket)

(... is a kind of player ) an athlete who plays soccer

(... is a kind of player ) a member of a squad on a team

"a first stringer" "a second stringer"

(... is a kind of player ) an athlete who plays tennis

(... is a kind of player ) the player judged to be the most important to the sport

(... is a kind of player ) an athlete who plays lacrosse

(... is a kind of player ) an athlete who plays hockey

(... is a kind of player ) an athlete who plays baseball

(... is a kind of player ) someone who plays billiards

(... is a kind of player ) a player who rolls balls down an alley at pins

(... is a kind of player ) someone who plays (or knows how to play) card games

(... is a kind of player ) someone who plays the game of chess

(... is a kind of player ) someone who plays the game of darts

(... is a kind of player ) an athlete who plays American football

(... is a kind of player ) someone who plays the game of golf

(... is a kind of player ) a player of exceptional or world class skill in chess or bridge

(... is a kind of player ) someone who plays the game of volleyball

Definition 3: someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for player in the sense of this definition

(player is a kind of ...) an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience

(... is a kind of player ) someone who plays the recorder

(... is a kind of player ) someone who plays the bagpipe

(... is a kind of player ) a person who plays the piano

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who plays the viola

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who plays percussion instruments

(... is a kind of player ) a person who plays an organ

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who plays the oboe

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who plays the lute

(... is a kind of player ) a performer (and sometimes composer) of rhythm and blues music

(... is a kind of player ) a performer or composer or fan of rock music

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who plays the violin

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who plays the vibraphone

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who plays the trumpet or cornet

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who plays the trombone

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who performs a solo

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who plays the sitar

(... is a kind of player ) a person who sings

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who plays the saxophone

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who plays the koto

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who plays a keyboard instrument

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who plays a carillon

(... is a kind of player ) someone who plays musical handbells

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who plays the bassoon

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who play the bass viol

(... is a kind of player ) a player in a band (especially a military band)

(... is a kind of player ) a person who plays the concertina

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who plays the accordion

(... is a kind of player ) a person who provides musical accompaniment (usually on a piano)

(... is a kind of player ) someone who plays a violoncello

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who plays the clarinet

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who plays or composes jazz music

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who plays a horn (especially a French horn)

(... is a kind of player ) someone who plays the harpsichord

(... is a kind of player ) someone who plays the harp

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who sings or plays in harmony

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who plays the guitar

(... is a kind of player ) a musician who performs upon the viola da gamba

(... is a kind of player ) someone who plays the flute

(... is a member of player) an organization of musicians who perform together

Definition 4: a person who pursues a number of different social and sexual partners simultaneously - [noun denoting person]

(player is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

Definition 5: someone who takes part in an activity - [noun denoting person]

Samples where player or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was a major player in setting up the corporation

Synonyms for player in the sense of this definition

(player is a kind of ...) a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor

"he had to consult his associate before continuing"

(... is a kind of player ) a person who is present and participates in a meeting

"he was a regular attender at department meetings" "the gathering satisfied both organizers and attendees"

(... is a kind of player ) a participant in a formal discussion

(... is a kind of player ) a woman participant in her own marriage ceremony

(... is a kind of player ) a man participant in his own marriage ceremony

(... is a kind of player ) a participant in a masquerade

(... is a kind of player ) someone who has or gives or receives a part or a share

(... is a kind of player ) a participant in a religious retreat

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