Definition of match player in English:

match player

noun

See match play

  • ‘‘He is a fantastic competitor and match player - probably the best match player ever,’ he said.’
  • ‘Confidence high from victory, he is the better putter and the more experienced match player.’
  • ‘He's a very tough match player and his safety was good throughout.’
  • ‘Reputed to be perhaps the best putter in the game, he had a fearsome reputation as a match player and, later, as a course architect.’
  • ‘A match player usually has to take matches as they come.’