Dictionary

playmaker

noun play·mak·er \-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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: playmatePrevious Word in the Dictionary: playlistAll Words Near: playmaker
March 26, 2015
verdigris Hear it
A green deposit formed on some metals
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears