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or bench warm·er, bench-warm·er

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noun Sports.
  1. a substitute who rarely gets to play in a game.
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Origin of benchwarmer

First recorded in 1890–95; bench + warmer
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Related Words for benchwarmer

understudy, benchwarmer, bench, JV, backup, jack-of-all-trades, replacement, secondary, sub, substitute, succedaneum