English - English Dictionary
playing: adjective: u02c8pleu026au026au014b
playingthe action of taking part in a game or sport or other recreation
playingthe act of playing a musical instrument
carillon playingplaying a set of bells that are (usually) hung in a tower
playingthe performance of a part or role in a drama
roleplayingacting a particular role (as in psychotherapy)
playing cardone of a pack of cards used in playing card games
playing fielda piece of land prepared for playing a game; "the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field"
playing areaa piece of land prepared for playing a game; "the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field"
playing fieldthe circumstances under which competition occurs; "the government''s objective is to insure a genuinely level playing field for American industry and commerce in Europe"
playing period(in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds; "rain stopped play in the 4th inning"
long-playing(used of records) playing at a slower speed and for a longer time than earlier records
card-playingpreoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance; "led a dissipated life"; "a betting man"; "a card-playing son of a bitch"; "a gambling fool"; "sporting gents and their ladies"
displaying incompetencein an incompetent manner; "he did the job rather incompetently"