team player

noun

Definition of team player

:someone who cares more about helping a group or team to succeed than about his or her individual success

Word by Word Definitions

team play
  1. : a number of persons associated together in work or activity: such as

  2. : a group on one side (as in football or a debate)

  3. : crew, gang

  1. : of or performed by a team

  1. : to yoke or join in a team

  2. : to convey or haul with a team

  3. : to form a team or association : join forces or efforts

player play
  1. : one that plays: such as

  2. : a person who plays a game

  3. : musician


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