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  1. walk-on(adj)

    plays a small part in a dramatic production

  2. nonspeaking, walk-on(adj)

    not capable of or especially not involving speech or spoken lines

    "had a nonspeaking role in the play"


  1. walk-on(Noun)

    A student athlete that wants to try out for a college sports/athletic team without the benefit of a scholarship or having been recruited.

  2. walk-on(Noun)

    An actor of a small (or "bit") part in a theatrical production or film, often without speaking lines.


  1. Walk-on

    The term walk-on is used in sports, particularly American college athletics, to describe an athlete who becomes part of a team without being actively recruited beforehand or awarded an athletic scholarship. This results in the differentiation between "walk-on" players and "scholarship" players.

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