[pley-er] /ˈpleɪ ər/
a person or thing that .
a person who takes part or is skilled in some game or sport.
a person who parts on the stage; an actor.
a performer on a musical instrument.
Informal. a participant, as in a conference or business deal.
a sound- or image-reproducing machine:
a record player; a cassette player; a videodisc player.
Slang. a person engaged in illicit or illegal activity, especially a pimp.
a mechanical device by which a musical instrument, as a , is automatically.
[pley-er] /ˈpleɪ ər/
Gary, born 1935, South African golfer.
a person who participates in or is skilled at some game or sport
a person who plays a game or sport professionally
a person who plays a musical instrument
(informal) a participant, esp a powerful one, in a particular field of activity: a leading city player
See record player
the playing mechanism in a Pianola
Gary (ˈɡærɪ). born 1935, South African golfer: winner of nine major championships (1959–78), including the British Open (1959, 1968, 1974)
Old English plegere, agent noun from play (v.). Stage sense is from mid-15c. As a pimp’s word for himself (also playa), attested from 1974. Player-piano attested from 1901.
chalk-eater, horseplayer, piccolo player
[plez-uh nt] /ˈplɛz ənt/ adjective 1. , agreeable, or enjoyable; giving : pleasant news. 2. (of persons, manners, disposition, etc.) socially acceptable or adept; polite; amiable; agreeable. 3. fair, as weather: a pleasant summer day. 4. Archaic. gay, sprightly, or merry. 5. Obsolete. jocular or facetious. /ˈplɛzənt/ adjective 1. giving or affording pleasure; enjoyable 2. […]
[plez-uh n-tuh n] /ˈplɛz ən tən/ noun 1. a town in W California.
[plez-uh n-tree] /ˈplɛz ən tri/ noun, plural pleasantries. 1. good-humored teasing; banter. 2. a humorous or jesting remark. 3. a courteous social remark used to initiate or facilitate a conversation: to exchange pleasantries. 4. a humorous action. /ˈplɛzəntrɪ/ noun (pl) -ries 1. (often pl) an agreeable or amusing remark, often one made in order to […]
[plez-uh nt-vil] /ˈplɛz əntˌvɪl/ noun 1. a city in SE New Jersey.