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a. A minor acting role, as in a play or on a television episode, usually without speaking lines.
b. A performer playing such a role.
2. Sports A collegiate athlete who has not been recruited and has no athletic scholarship.
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a. a small part in a play or theatrical entertainment, esp one without any lines
b. (as modifier): a walk-on part.
(Aeronautics) (of an aircraft or air service) having seats to be booked immediately before departure rather than in advance
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1. a small part in a play or other entertainment, esp. a part without speaking lines. Compare bit 2 (def. 4).
2. an athlete trying out for a team who has not been drafted, specifically invited, or awarded a scholarship.
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|Noun||1.||walk-on - plays a small part in a dramatic production|
|Adj.||1.||walk-on - not capable of or especially not involving speech or spoken lines; "had a nonspeaking role in the play"|
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walk-on[ˈwɔːkɒn] ADJ walk-on part (Theat) → papel m de figurante or de comparsa (Cine) → papel m de extra
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
walk-on[ˈwɔːkˌɒn] adj (Theatre) (part) → da comparsa
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