spear carrier Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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spear carriernoun [C]

uk   us  
in the ​theatre, someone who has a ​smallpart, usually without any words to say
(Definition of spear carrier from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spear carrier”
in Chinese (Simplified) (戏剧中)饰演小角色的人,跑龙套者…
in Chinese (Traditional) (戲劇中)飾演小角色的人,跑龍套者…
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