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Player vs Athletes - What's the difference?

player | athletes |

As nouns the difference between player and athletes

is that player is one that plays while athletes is .




(en noun)
  • One that plays
  • # One who plays any game or sport.
  • # (theater) An actor in a dramatic play.
  • # (music) One who plays on a musical instrument.
  • # (gaming, video games) A gamer; a gamester.
  • # (gambling) A gambler.
  • # (historical) A mechanism that actuates a player piano or other automatic musical instrument.
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  • # (electronics) An electronic device or software application that plays audio and/or video media, such as CD player.
  • One who is playful; one without serious aims; an idler; a trifler.
  • A significant participant.
  • He thought he could become a player , at least at the state level.
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  • (informal) A person who plays the field rather than having a long-term sexual relationship.
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    Derived terms

    * accordion player * basketball player * bit player * CD player * football player * player-manager * player piano * record player * rugby player * soccer player * tennis player


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