- Informal an actor with a walk-on role
- a person having a minor or insignificant role in an organization, activity, etc.
Origin of spear carrierso called in allusion to the role of soldier, a typical walk-on part in grand opera
- A minor member of an operatic or dramatic cast, usually having no speaking part.
- One whose presence or performance has little effect on an occurrence, group, or organization.
(plural spear carriers)
- Alternative form of spear carrier.