player

noun
1 of a game
ADJECTIVE
accomplished, brilliant, dangerous, excellent, exciting, fine, gifted, good, great, outstanding, strong, talented, top, world-class

one of the country's top tennis players

star

The club was forced to sell their star player.

poor

He's a poor player, but he tries very hard.

average

These golf clubs are for the professional rather than for the average player.

experienced
former
college (esp. AmE), professional
aggressive
defensive, offensive (both esp. AmE)
attacking, midfield (both in football/soccer)
handicap, scratch (both in golf)
baseball, basketball, bridge, chess, football, rugby, tennis, etc.
VERB + PLAYER
draft (AmE), sign

The team has drafted some good players in recent years.

2 of a musical instrument
ADJECTIVE
accomplished, gifted, great, outstanding, talented
bass, horn, keyboard, piano, sax, etc.
3 in business
ADJECTIVE
big, key, leading, major
PREPOSITION
player in

Their company is a major player in the London property market.


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