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

Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superplayer was in 1913

Dictionary Entries Near superplayer

Cite this Entry

“Superplayer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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