Definition of spieler in English:

spieler

Pronunciation: /ˈspiːlə//ˈʃpiːlə/

noun

informal
  • 1A glib or voluble speaker.

    • ‘On June 1, 1937, the 26-year-old radio spieler strode into a $200-a-week contract at Warner Bros.’
    • ‘Stoppard's a superb teacher, but he's mainly a showman, a seducer, an intellectual spieler who doesn't dare lose his engaged audience for a moment.’
    speech-maker, public speaker, lecturer, talker, speechifier, expounder, orator, declaimer, rhetorician, haranguer
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  • 2Australian NZ A gambler or swindler.

    backer, staker, speculator, risk-taker, better
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  • 3A gambling club.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from German Spieler player (see spiel).

Pronunciation:

spieler

/ˈspiːlə//ˈʃpiːlə/