Player may refer to:
- Player (dating), a man or woman, who has romantic affairs or sexual relations, or both, with other women, or men and will not marry or commit to a relationship
- Player (game), a participant in a game
- Player character, a character in a video game or role playing game who is controlled or controllable by a player
- Player-coach, in sports, is a member of a sports team who simultaneously holds both playing and coaching duties
- Football player
- Player (political), a participant in politics who has or is perceived to have influence or power
Player may also refer to:
Other articles related to "player":
... A player (or team) will continue to shoot until committing a foul, or failing to legally pocket an object ball on a non-foul shot (whether intentionally or not) ... Thereupon it is the turn of the opposing player(s) ... Following a foul, the incoming player has ball-in-hand anywhere on the table, unless the foul occurred on the break shot, as noted previously ...
... February 1 – Malik Sealy, American basketball player (d. 3 – Keith Carney, American hockey player February 8 Alonzo Mourning, American basketball player John Filan, Australian footballer Stephanie Courtney ...
... odds, or to fold, both of which are profitable for the betting player ... By contrast, if he failed to protect his hand, another player could draw out on him at no cost, meaning he gets no value from his made hand ... is also often heard in the context of an all-in player (see poker table stakes rules) ...
7 Sins is a life simulation video game where the player must get to the top of the social ladder and make decisions related to the seven deadly sins ... Throughout the game the player makes decisions based on pride, wrath, greed, envy, lust, sloth and gluttony ... there are seven chapters and one hundred non-player characters to interact with ...
... can be viewed on Linux, Mac, and Windows platforms with MPlayer and VLC media player ... Programs such as Media Player Classic, K-Multimedia Player, Totem, RealPlayer, QuickTime, and GOM Player can also be used ...
Famous quotes containing the word player:
“The chess-board is the world; the pieces are the phenomena of the universe; the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us. We know that his play is always fair, just, and patient. But also we know, to our cost, that he never overlooks a mistake, or makes the smallest allowance for ignorance.”
—Thomas Henry Huxley (18251895)
“If God had an agent, the world wouldnt be built yet. Itd only be about Thursday.”
—Jerry Reynolds, Sacramento Kings player personnel director. Quoted in Newsweek (New York, November 25, 1991)
“Abused as we abuse it at present, dramatic art is in no sense cathartic; it is merely a form of emotional masturbation.... It is the rarest thing to find a player who has not had his character affected for the worse by the practice of his profession. Nobody can make a habit of self-exhibition, nobody can exploit his personality for the sake of exercising a kind of hypnotic power over others, and remain untouched by the process.”
—Aldous Huxley (18941963)