Definition of playmake in US English:

playmake

verb

  • 1no object To write plays. archaic and rare.

  • 2no object Sport (chiefly US). To lead or engage in attacking play.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in ‘Anthony Burgess’ (1917–1993), writer and composer (real name John Burgess Wilson). From play + make, after playmaking, playmaker.

Pronunciation

playmake

/ˈpleɪmeɪk/