walk-on

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walk-on (plural walk-ons)

  1. A student athlete that wants to try out for a college sports/athletic team without the benefit of a scholarship or having been recruited.
  2. An actor of a small (or "bit") part in a theatrical production or film, often without speaking lines.
  3. (chiefly attributive) Such a part in a play or film.
  4. One who arrives and boards transport (such as a train or ferry) without having booked in advance.
    • 2020 March 25, “Network News: Passengers offered refunds or switched fares: Comment”, in Rail, page 7:
      If you have a walk-on ticket you can have a full refund before the date of travel without paying the usual £10 administration fee.

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