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player

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Synonyms and Antonyms of player

  1. 1 a person who plays a musical instrument a horn player Synonyms instrumentalist, musicianRelated Words minstrel; artist, performer; maestro, virtuoso; accompanist, recitalist, soloist, symphonist; accordionist, bassoonist, clarinetist (or clarinettist), cornetist (or cornettist), drummer, fiddler, flautist, flutist, guitarist, harpist, hornist, keyboardist, oboist, organ-grinder, organist, percussionist, pianist, picker, piper, reedman, saxophonist, trombonist, trumpeter, violinist, violist

  2. 2 one who acts professionally (as in a play, movie, or television show) a troupe of players used to give performances on the town green Synonyms impersonator, mummer, actor, thesp, thespian, trouperRelated Words barnstormer, enactor, entertainer, performer; actress, starlet; lead, leading lady, leading man, star; coactor, costar; extra, spear-carrier, supernumerary, walk-on; monologuist (or monologist); prima donna, scene-stealer; double, understudy; comedian, farceur; tragedian, tragedienne; ape, aper, ham, imitator, impressionist, masker, masquerader, mime, mimic, pantomime, pantomimist, personator, poser; buffoon, clown, harlequin, stooge, zanyAntonyms nonactor

  3. 3 one who takes part in something a significant player in the negotiations Synonyms actor, partaker, participator, party, participant, sharerRelated Words accessory (also accessary), aide, assistant, helper; colleague, partnerNear Antonyms bystander, looker-on, observer, onlooker, spectator, watcher; wallflowerAntonyms nonparticipant


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