stunt double

noun

Definition of stunt double

: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

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

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

  2. : a check in growth

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

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

  2. : 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

double play
  1. : having a twofold relation or character : dual

  2. : consisting of two usually combined members or parts

  3. : being twice as great or as many

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

  2. : to increase by adding an equal amount

  3. : to amount to twice the number of

  1. : to twice the extent or amount

  2. : two together

  3. : downward and forward from the usual position

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

  2. : a double amount

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


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