bit player


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

Origin of bit player

First recorded in 1935–40 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for bit player

extra, mute, supernumerary

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Historical Examples of bit player

  • The bit-player in the robot suit was clearly as mad as a hatter.

    The Ego Machine

    Henry Kuttner