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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WALK-ON

Supe, walk-on, stock, musical comedy—Josie went through them all.

WORD ORIGIN

"minor non-speaking role," 1902, theatrical slang. Meaning "actor who has such a part" is attested from 1946. The sports team sense is recorded from 1974.

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