Definition of


  1. (noun, person) plays a small part in a dramatic production
  2. (adj, all) not capable of or especially not involving speech or spoken lines

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Walk-on


Alternate forms of Walk-on

Hypernyms: actor, histrion, player, role player, thespian

Origin of the word Walk-on

  1. "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. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Walk-on

walk in, walk-in, walkman, welcome, welkin, well-chosen, well-known, welsh onion, welshman, wholesome, wilson, wilsonian

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