Examples of benchwarmer in a Sentence
I played a little, but mostly I was a benchwarmer.
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From Hector Moreno at the back to Javier Hernandez up front, many of the key players in Mexico’s unlikely defeat of Germany spent last season as backups, benchwarmers and bit-part players for their club teams.
Sunday afternoon, Parker will return to the Q, the site of his greatest NBA accomplishment, a benchwarmer in the throes of a late-career transition few former superstars have the perspective to make.
The forecast is even worse for benchwarmers hoping to make the leap.
From Week 1 of last season to Week 1 of this season, Snell has transformed from benchwarmer to bulldozer.
The small-market Royals can ill-afford to have $18 million wrapped up in a benchwarmer, this year or the next two seasons.
Instead, a kid talented enough to earn a scholarship to Colorado, decided to put that immense talent on hold, someone used to playing starter’s minutes willingly choosing a benchwarmer’s fate.
Before Nolan’s film, Bane was mostly a benchwarmer in Batman’s rogues gallery, although the supervillain infamously broke the Bat in the comic miniseries Knightfall.
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BENCHWARMER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of benchwarmer for English Language Learners
sports : a player who is not among the best players on a team and does not often play : a reserve player who is usually on the bench
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