spear-carrier

noun spear-car·ri·er \ ˈspir-ˌker-ē-ər , -ˌka-rē- \

Definition of spear-carrier

1 a : a member of an opera chorus
b : a bit actor in a play
2 : a person whose actions are of little significance or value in an event or organization

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First Known Use of spear-carrier

1953


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