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playmaker

[pley-mey-ker] /ˈpleɪˌmeɪ kər/
noun, Sports.
1.
an offensive player, as in basketball or ice hockey, who executes plays designed to put one or more teammates in a position to score.
2.
Archaic. a playwright; dramatist.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; play + maker
Related forms
playmaking, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for play maker

playmaker

/ˈpleɪˌmeɪkə/
noun
1.
(sport) a player whose role is to create scoring opportunities for his or her team-mates
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