Definition of benchwarmer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbentʃwɔːmə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbentʃwɔːrmər//
(North American English, informal)
jump to other results
a sports player who is not chosen to play in a particular game, but is available if their team needs them synonym substitute
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: benchwarmer