playmaker


play·mak·er

noun \-ˌmā-kər\

: a skillful player in sports like basketball, soccer, and hockey who makes plays that help a team to score during games

Full Definition of PLAYMAKER

:  a player who leads the offense for a team (as in basketball or hockey)
play·mak·ing \-kiŋ\ noun or adjective

First Known Use of PLAYMAKER

circa 1942

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