stunt double


Definition of stunt double

  1. :  a person who takes an actor's place during the filming of stunts and dangerous scenes for a movie or TV show

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to hinder the normal growth, development, or progress of

  1. :  one (as an animal) that is stunted

    :  a check in growth

    :  a disease of plants (as corn) in which dwarfing occurs

  1. :  an unusual or difficult feat requiring great skill or daring

    :  one performed or undertaken chiefly to gain attention or publicity

    :  a shifting or switching of the positions by defensive players at the line of scrimmage in football to disrupt the opponent's blocking efforts

  1. :  to perform or engage in a stunt

  1. :  having a twofold relation or character :  dual

    :  consisting of two usually combined members or parts

    :  being twice as great or as many

  1. :  to make twice as great or as many: such as

    :  to increase by adding an equal amount

    :  to amount to twice the number of

  1. :  to twice the extent or amount

    :  two together

    :  downward and forward from the usual position

  1. :  something twice the usual size, strength, speed, quantity, or value: such as

    :  a double amount

    :  a base hit that enables the batter to reach second base

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