superplayer

noun
su·​per·​play·​er | \ ˌsü-pər-ˈplā-ər How to pronounce superplayer (audio) \
plural superplayers

Definition of superplayer

: an extremely or extraordinarily talented, skillful, or successful player … the myth of [Mickey] Mantle as the superplayer really began the following spring, in 1951, when the Yankees brought him up to train with the big club.— David Halberstam a nuclear/financial superplayer

First Known Use of superplayer

1913, in the meaning defined above

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“Superplayer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superplayer. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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