cosplayer

noun
cos·​play·​er | \ ˈkäz-ˌplā-ər How to pronounce cosplayer (audio) , ˈkäs- \
plural cosplayers

Definition of cosplayer

: someone who engages in cosplay The costume artists, known as cosplayers (short for costume play), came from the across the Bay Area to take on the identities of their favorite fictional characters for the San Francisco Anime and Cosplay Festival in Japantown.— Kevin Schultz

First Known Use of cosplayer

1998, in the meaning defined above

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“Cosplayer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cosplayer. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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