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bit player

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noun
  1. an actor having a very small speaking part in a play, motion picture, etc.

Origin of bit player

First recorded in 1935–40
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  • The bit-player in the robot suit was clearly as mad as a hatter.

    The Ego Machine

    Henry Kuttner