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spieler Line breaks: spiel¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈʃpiːlə/

Definition of spieler in English:


1A glib or voluble speaker.
Example sentences
  • 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.
  • On June 1, 1937, the 26-year-old radio spieler strode into a $200-a-week contract at Warner Bros.
2Australian /NZ A gambler or swindler.
3A gambling club.


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

Words that rhyme with spieler

appealer, candela, Coahuila, concealer, dealer, feeler, healer, Keeler, kneeler, Leila, peeler, Philomela, reeler, revealer, Schiele, sealer, sheila, Shelagh, squealer, stealer, tequila, velar, Vila, wheeler, wheeler-dealer
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