Definition of bit player noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    bit player

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  1. 1 an actor with a small part in a movie She was a bit player in a couple of movies.
  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.
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