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 ... 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 ...
2000) February 3 – Keith Carney, American hockey player February 8 Alonzo Mourning, American basketball player John Filan, Australian footballer Stephanie Courtney, American actress and comedian February 9 ...
... 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 ...
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 ... In total there are seven chapters and one hundred non-player characters to interact with ...
... pot 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 ... The term protection is also often heard in the context of an all-in player (see poker table stakes rules) ...
Famous quotes containing the word player:
“The flattering, if arbitrary, label, First Lady of the Theatre, takes its toll. The demands are great, not only in energy but eventually in dramatic focus. It is difficult, if not impossible, for a star to occupy an inch of space without bursting seams, cramping everyone elses style and unbalancing a play. No matter how self-effacing a famous player may be, he makes an entrance as a casual neighbor and the audience interest shifts to the house next door.”
—Helen Hayes (19001993)
“It is a fundamental characteristic of civilization that man most profoundly mistrusts those living outside his own milieu, so that not only does the Teuton regard the Jew as an incomprehensible and inferior being, but the football player likewise so regards the piano player.”
—Robert Musil (18801942)
“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)