Definition of Basketball player

1. Noun. An athlete who plays basketball.

Exact synonyms: Basketeer, Cager
Generic synonyms: Athlete, Jock
Specialized synonyms: Center, Dribbler, Dunker, Forward, Guard
Derivative terms: Basket, Basket

Definition of Basketball player

1. Noun. A person who plays basketball, especially professionally. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Basketball Player

basket willow
basket work
basketball backboard
basketball clinic
basketball coach
basketball court
basketball courts
basketball equipment
basketball game
basketball hoop
basketball hoops
basketball league
basketball play
basketball player (current term)
basketball players
basketball score
basketball season
basketball shot
basketball team

Literary usage of Basketball player

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

1. Practical Ideas for Teaching Writing As a Process by Carol B. Olson (1996)
"He is an excellent basketball player as well as an excellent ballet dancer. At first, ballet is something Peter does as a young boy simply because he ..."

2. Read & Understand Celebrating Diversity Grades 3-4 by Martha Cheney (2000)
"Tamir believes that it is more important for him to be a good person than to be a good basketball player. For him this means following the rules of his ..."

3. EXPOSED Turn Up the Heat by Bruce F. Bowman (2006)
"... an all state basketball player, a scholarship basketball player at Georgetown University, Washington, DC. a Georgetown graduate, and drafted by the ..."

4. The Book of Athletics by Paul Withington, Lothrop Withington (1914)
"The alert basketball player can do exactly the same several times each game. When his opponents least expect it he can often intercept a pass or snatch the ..."

5. The Italian Contribution to American Democracy by John Horace Mariano (1921)
"According to the statement of C. Dondero, the champion semi-professional basketball player of New York State, "the chief interest that attaches to the game ..."

6. Changing the Fourth Estate: Essays on South African Journalism by Adrian Hadland (2005)
"I told the woman that I was a basketball player who wanted to send a fax to Mokoena; she told me that he was not in the office but I could send my fax to a ..."

7. Internet Tax Freedom Act: Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce, U.S edited by W. J. Tauzin (1999)
"He did not tell us that he was a Division I scholarship basketball player, which is why he would never, you know, grace us with his presence on the Mr. ..."

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