stuntman

noun
stunt·​man | \ ˈstənt-ˌman How to pronounce stuntman (audio) \

Definition of stuntman

: a man who performs stunts especially : one who doubles for an actor during the filming of stunts and dangerous scenes

Examples of stuntman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But movie fans have fallen in love with Pitt for a variety of roles: as a baseball manager, a stuntman, a wacky personal trainer, a detective, and countless other characters. Derek Scancarelli, EW.com, 7 July 2022 Foley takes its name from Jack Foley, a stuntman, prop handler, and assistant director at Universal Pictures in the late twenties. Anna Wiener, The New Yorker, 27 June 2022 Perry began his entertainment industry career as a stuntman and was the stunt coordinator for John Wick: Chapter 2, whose director, Chad Stahelski, is a producer on Day Shift. Clark Collis, EW.com, 7 June 2022 That earns the stuntman a second chance to choose between his movie career and his family. Patrick Frater, Variety, 16 May 2022 Also last week, the former stuntman's fiancée — Sherlock actress Amanda Abbington — revealed that Goodwin is now paralyzed while opening up about the accident on the Out to Lunch podcast with Jay Rayner. Dan Heching, PEOPLE.com, 9 May 2022 Extreme stuntman, 42, announced Sunday that he was released from the hospital after the October on-set accident that resulted in multiple broken bones, sharing the news with a photo of himself and fiancée Amanda Abbington. Glenn Garner, PEOPLE.com, 21 Feb. 2022 Unexpectedly, the stuntman and the horse become overnight media sensations when their real-life fight with debt collectors goes viral. Patrick Frater, Variety, 16 May 2022 In fact, Firth didn’t even dive into the water because it was considered unsafe and a stuntman did it in his place. Emma Fraser, Town & Country, 10 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of stuntman

1927, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

18 Jul 2022

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“Stuntman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stuntman. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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