walk-on: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (wôk'on", -ôn"), [key]
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- Also calleda small part in a play or other entertainment, esp. one without speaking lines. Cf. (def. 6).
- an entertainer or actor who plays such a part.
- an athlete trying out for a team who has not been drafted, specifically invited, scouted, awarded a scholarship, etc.