Definition of Playmaker

1. Noun. A player in a team sport who leads attacks or maneuvers in such a way that a teammate can score.

Generic synonyms: Participant, Player



Definition of Playmaker

1. n. A playwright.

Definition of Playmaker

1. Noun. (dated) A playwright. ¹

2. Noun. (US sports) A sportsman who leads attacks for his team and creates chances to score. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Playmaker

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Playmaker

playlands
playleader
playleaders
playless
playlet
playlets
playlike
playline
playlist
playlisted
playlisting
playlistism
playlists
playlot
playlots
playmaker (current term)
playmakers
playmaking
playmakings
playmat
playmate
playmates
playmats
playnt
playnts
playock
playoff
playoff beard
playoff beards
playoff game

Literary usage of Playmaker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The English Journal by National Council of Teachers of English (1919)
"Professor Frederick H. Koch, now of the University of North Carolina, is the author of The Rural Community Drama and The Dakota playmaker!, being accounts ..."

2. A Select Collection of Old English Plays by Robert ed Dodsley, William Carew Hazlitt (1875)
"... 1 1 am no playmaker,1 and, for pledging your healths, I love none of the four you drank to so well. SPILL. Zounds ! you shall pledge me this. WELL. ..."

3. The Popular Theatre by George Jean Nathan (1918)
"But to such insight, but to such understanding and appreciation of and deep sympathy with the living things of this life, the Broadway playmaker, ..."

4. Mr. George Jean Nathan Presents by George Jean Nathan (1917)
"And so, the playmaker presents Cromwell (Charles Cartwright's " Colonel ... However substantial the thought which the playmaker causes to motivate his hero, ..."

5. Social Conditions in an American City: A Summary of the Findings of the by Shelby Millard Harrison (1920)
"The plots of the four other plays are outlined in your guide book as follows: The playmaker The school recess bell rings and boys come running out in a ..."

6. The Theatre, the Drama, the Girls by George Jean Nathan (1921)
"From this familiar practise the average playmaker seldom deviates. ... But no one is fooled save the playmaker himself. §20 On Actors. ..."

7. Bulletin of the New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations by New York Public Library (1916)
"SHK Pageant of Shakespeare, the playmaker University of North Dakota. ... The book of Shakespeare, the playmaker, written in collaboration by twenty ..."

8. The English Journal by National Council of Teachers of English (1919)
"Professor Frederick H. Koch, now of the University of North Carolina, is the author of The Rural Community Drama and The Dakota playmaker!, being accounts ..."

9. A Select Collection of Old English Plays by Robert ed Dodsley, William Carew Hazlitt (1875)
"... 1 1 am no playmaker,1 and, for pledging your healths, I love none of the four you drank to so well. SPILL. Zounds ! you shall pledge me this. WELL. ..."

10. The Popular Theatre by George Jean Nathan (1918)
"But to such insight, but to such understanding and appreciation of and deep sympathy with the living things of this life, the Broadway playmaker, ..."

11. Mr. George Jean Nathan Presents by George Jean Nathan (1917)
"And so, the playmaker presents Cromwell (Charles Cartwright's " Colonel ... However substantial the thought which the playmaker causes to motivate his hero, ..."

12. Social Conditions in an American City: A Summary of the Findings of the by Shelby Millard Harrison (1920)
"The plots of the four other plays are outlined in your guide book as follows: The playmaker The school recess bell rings and boys come running out in a ..."

13. The Theatre, the Drama, the Girls by George Jean Nathan (1921)
"From this familiar practise the average playmaker seldom deviates. ... But no one is fooled save the playmaker himself. §20 On Actors. ..."

14. Bulletin of the New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations by New York Public Library (1916)
"SHK Pageant of Shakespeare, the playmaker University of North Dakota. ... The book of Shakespeare, the playmaker, written in collaboration by twenty ..."

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