Definition of playerly in English:

playerly

adjective

  • Originally: of the nature or character of an actor; appropriate to or befitting an actor; resembling an actor. Now also more generally: relating to or characteristic of any kind of player.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Northbrooke (fl. 1567–1589), Church of England clergyman and author. From player + -ly.

Pronunciation

playerly

/ˈpleɪəli/