player - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. 3
    a person or organization that influences a situation, especially in business or politics

    Scottish companies could become major players in the world market for green technologies.

    Germany is seen as a key player within the European Union.

  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a man who fools around with a lot of women and does not want to marry or be in a long-term relationship

    That guy is a player. He has a lot of women.

    Submitted by joey.p from United States on 05/08/2012