from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A minor member of an operatic or dramatic cast, usually having no speaking part.
  • n. One whose presence or performance has little effect on an occurrence, group, or organization.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person in a play or movie with a minimal part; an extra.


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