nonspeaking


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nonspeaking

(ˌnɒnˈspiːkɪŋ)
adj
(Theatre) (of a part in a play) not having any lines to be said
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nonspeaking - not capable of or especially not involving speech or spoken linesnonspeaking - not capable of or especially not involving speech or spoken lines; "had a nonspeaking role in the play"
speaking - capable of or involving speech or speaking; "human beings--the speaking animals"; "a speaking part in the play"
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Alan Toll, as the nonspeaking Spirit of Christmas Future, shows Scrooge how little others will care should he die.
Hampton's comedy career began with a nonspeaking role in the 1991 movie ``Necessary Roughness,'' which he landed through an open casting call while attending the University of North Texas.
He went from a very reserved, nonspeaking, hide-your-head kind of child to very outgoing, talk-to-anybody now,'' Patricia Bierman said.
Hampton's show business career began with a nonspeaking role in the 1991 movie ``Necessary Roughness.
Among some delegates, the nascent protest had as much to do with Buchanan's nonspeaking status at the convention as with the abortion issue.
Meinel, an artist and composer, appears in a semi-regular, nonspeaking role - complete with blue makeup and shaved head - on ``Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
Parents are brought on stage to fill different nonspeaking characters, like the bridge builders who help Little Red cross a raging river.
Henderson is an extra - one of thousands of actors in Los Angeles making their living in those nonspeaking screen and stage roles and often referred to as ``human props.
But Hamill admitted he only learned after almost a year of dieting and training he wouldn't be appearing in the movie until the very last scene - and in a nonspeaking part.
In that period, one of the landmarks for the institution of the AAC area was ASHA (American SpeechLanguage-Hearing Association) decision to set up an ad hoc Committee on the communicative process of nonspeaking persons in 19782.
One participant, Gordy Baylinson, a teenager with nonspeaking autism, was so moved by the event that he wrote a letter to the police.
According to Ken Loach, all the people we see working in the fictional JobCentre Plus in nonspeaking roles once worked in such a place for real.