- IPA[spi(ə)r ˈkerēər]
- an actor with a walk-on part.；an unimportant participant in something
noun: spear carrier, plural noun: spear carriers
- 1. an actor with a walk-on part.
- ▪ an unimportant participant in something the conference is an annual opportunity for the spear carriers and party bit-players to spend a few days in the proximity of the great