Playing
Playing \Play"ing\, a. & vb. n. of {Play}. [1913 Webster]

{Playing cards}. See under {Card}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Playing — Play Play, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Played}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Playing}.] [OE. pleien, AS. plegian, plegan, to play, akin to plega play, game, quick motion, and probably to OS. plegan to promise, pledge, D. plegen to care for, attend to, be wont, G.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • playing — noun Playing is used before these nouns: ↑card, ↑career, ↑day, ↑field, ↑partner, ↑style, ↑time Playing is used after these nouns: ↑card …   Collocations dictionary

  • playing — n. clean; dirty playing * * * [ pleɪɪŋ] dirty playing clean …   Combinatory dictionary

  • playing — Synonyms and related words: acting, aflicker, aping, betting, bickering, blinking, buffoonery, business, cardsharping, casting lots, characterization, coquetry, dabbling, dalliance, dallying, dancing, dumb show, embodiment, enacting, enactment,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • playing — noun 1. the act of playing a musical instrument (Freq. 11) • Derivationally related forms: ↑play • Hypernyms: ↑musical performance • Hyponyms: ↑bowing, ↑piping, ↑st …   Useful english dictionary

  • playing — noun An occasion on which something, such as a song or show, is played …   Wiktionary

  • playing — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. sportive, sporting, gamboling; see active 1 , 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • playing — sb. Wright’s L. P. p. 88 …   Oldest English Words

  • playing — n. acting, performing on stage pleɪ n. dramatic performance; game; entertainment; laughter; bet, wager v. engage in a game; perform a role, act. portray; make music with a musical instrument …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Playing the Angel — Álbum de Depeche Mode Publicación 17 de octubre de 2005 en Inglaterra 18 de octubre en Estados Unidos Grabación Varios lugares durante 2005 Género(s) …   Wikipedia Español

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