plural noun of player \ˈplā-ər\ derived from fourteenth century English meaning one that plays:
A) A person who plays a game or sport
B) One actively involved especially in a competitive field or process : participant <a key player in the game>
C) A person who is involved competitively in a field or process such as a game or sport.
D) A male with specific attributes that appear irresistible to females, such as money, looks, the magic, the moves, the lines and/or girth.
Female: Hey you guys are gorgeous and obviously rich, you've both got the magic and the moves
Male: All them and a little more baby...
Female: You mean you've got the girth too? You absolute players.
Male: Its nice to meet you, I'm Derry and this is my man Drip.
Onlooker #1: "Hey looks at those guys surrounded by all those fit birds, they're definitely players"
Onlooker #2: "Don't you know thats Drip and Derry??"