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Player may refer to:

Role or adjective[edit]

  • Player (game), a participant in a game or sport
    • Gamer, a player in video and tabletop games
    • Athlete, a player in sports
    • Player character, a character in a video game or role playing game who is controlled or controllable by a player
  • Player (political), a participant in politics who has or is perceived to have influence or power
  • Global player, a corporate organization that owns production of some good or service in at least one country other than its home country
  • Player, Shakespearan term for a stage actor
  • Player (slang), a philanderer, often male


Art, entertainment, and media[edit]





  • Blu-ray Disc player, a device that plays discs with high definition video
  • CD player, a device that plays audio discs
  • DVD player, a device that plays discs produced under both the DVD-Video and DVD-Audio technical standards
  • Player piano, a self-playing piano, containing a pneumatic or electro-mechanical mechanism that operates the piano action via pre-programmed music
  • Record player, a device that plays vinyl records
  • Tape player, a device that plays magnetic tapes

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