Definition of bit part in English:

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bit part

Pronunciation: /ˈbit ˌpärt/


A small acting role in a play or a movie.
Example sentences
  • One of his first Hollywood roles was a bit part in Deep Impact.
  • Also, blink and you'll miss Michael Caine in an uncredited bit part.
  • Characters with a bit part in one film become central characters in another and peripheral scenes in one film take on a whole new resonance in the next.

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Syllabification: bit part

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