body double

noun
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of body double

: a double who takes the place of an actor especially in scenes calling for nudity

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First Known Use of body double

1981

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Definition of body double for English Language Learners

  • : a person who takes an actor's place in a movie or television show for certain scenes (such as sex scenes)


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