What does walk-on mean?

Definitions for walk-on

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Princeton's WordNet

  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of walk-on in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of walk-on in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    The distance you walk on water depends on how great your faith is.

  2. Peter Ventre:

    Now she can't talk, can't recognize anybody and can't walk on her own.

  3. Pink Floyd, song "Wish You Were Here":

    Did you exchange a walk-on part in a war, for a leading role in a cage?

  4. Jim Eckles:

    Where else can you walk on a nuclear test bed and an atomic bomb crater site?

  5. Vikrant Parsai:

    You will have to walk on the road yourself, it will not tell you what lies ahead.

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