Definition of bit player noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    bit player

    BrE BrE//ˈbɪt pleɪə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɪt pleɪər//
    Film people
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  1. 1an actor with a small part in a film/movie She was a bit player in a couple of movies. See related entries: Film people
  2. 2a person or an organization that is involved in a situation but does not have an important role and has little influence This country needs to be a leading partner in Europe, not a bit player.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bit player