- An example of a team player is someone who plays basketball but who doesn't hog the ball; he instead passes it when it makes sense to do so.
- An example of a team player is someone working on a team project for school or work who does his fair share without complaining.
The definition of a team player is someone who puts aside his personal goals and works well with others, doing what he needs to do to strive for a common goal.
one who subordinates personal aspirations and works in a coordinated effort with other members of a group, or team, in striving for a common goal
(plural team players)
- (management) A person who can function effectively as part of a group of individuals, sharing information and striving towards a common goal.