Definition of stuntwoman
: a woman who doubles for an actress during the filming of stunts and dangerous scenes
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A model tripped during the runway show and shoved another before an all-out brawl unfolded, choreographed by stuntwoman Zoe Bell and set to a live score by Wu-Tang Clan beatmaster The RZA.
These stuntwomen have never all been together before.
Back in August 2016, stuntwoman Jessie Graff made history by becoming the first woman to complete Stage 1 of American Ninja Warrior.
The sole person who took a different take on the feminist designation was Canadian martial artist and stuntwoman Samantha Jo, who plays Euboea in the film.
Paula Dell, whose acrobatic feats made her a Muscle Beach star in Santa Monica, Calif., and a pioneering and fearless Hollywood stuntwoman - for one film, she was shot out of a cannon - died on Jan. 9 at her home in Santa Monica.
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STUNTWOMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stuntwoman for English Language Learners
: a woman who takes an actor's place during the filming of stunts and dangerous scenes for a movie or TV show
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