team player

noun

Definition of team player

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

    :  crew, gang

  1. :  of or performed by a team

    :  marked by devotion to teamwork rather than individual achievement

  1. :  to yoke or join in a team

    :  to put together in a coordinated ensemble

    :  to convey or haul with a team

playerplay
  1. :  one that plays: such as

    :  a person who plays a game

    :  musician


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